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Guy Sangster

Managing Director

Sangster Group Ltd

London, UK

Guy Sangster

Biography

I have been a Director of Sangster Group for 25 years. A group of family companies involved in Bloodstock, Property and the Horse Racing Industry. Under my Chairmanship the companies have prospered and culminated in the recent sale of the Manton Estate in 2015. I am now looking for other interesting opportunities as both an investor and adviser to sit alongside the roles I currently have.

Guy Sangster’s Background

Managing Director
Dec 1988 - Present
Since 2005 the key roles have been managing an orderly transition from a bloodstock company to a sporting and family estate, identifying land suitable for redevelopment and running horse syndicates for clients. In 2007, at the peak of the Market, The Sangster Group sold two Australian Stud Farms and substantial bloodstock. In 2015 the Manton Estate in England was also sold.
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Thomson T-Line PLC
Director
Jan 1987 - Jan 1992
Director of the mergers and acquisition team for this mini conglomerate while its market capitalisation grew from £15m to £180m until it was taken over by Ladbrokes PLC in a hostile takeover.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Investment Adviser and Private Investor
Feb 2015 - Present
London, UK
A boutique investment company.
Consultant
Jan 2010 - Present
Ascot, UK
Guy sits on the Advisory Board, chaired by the Trustees, to advise on the Royal Meeting.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Consultant
Apr 2009 - Apr 2013
London, UK
As Consultant to the Chairman's office, Guy helped the Betfair Directors gain access to the main industry players in the Racing industry. Guy also enabled Betfair to gain the sponsorship of the King George at Ascot for 5 years.
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Rural Heat Limited
Executive Director
2011 - 2019
Marlborough, UK
Formerly Executive Director, Chairman and founding shareholder of Rural Heat Renewable Solutions, a start-up biomass company.
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Philanthropy

Trustee
May 2002 - Present
London, UK
Every year Guy helps to raise £750,000 for St George's Hospital in Tooting, London. These funds allow CVI to employ 12 laboratory technicians, who research the use of vaccines to help cure or prevent cancers, especially Melanomas.
Co-Chairman of Fundraising
Jan 2007 - Jan 2010
London, UK
Co-Chairman of the RNIB's fundraising committee which twice involved a reception and dinner for 400 guests at St James' Palace attended by Her Majesty the Queen, raising over £3m for the charity.

Guy Sangster’s Education

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Harrow School
1974 - 1979