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Malcolm Borwick

Professional Polo Player & Equestrian Real Estate Specialist

Midhurst, UK

Professional Polo Player & Equestrian Real Estate Specialist

Malcolm Borwick
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Malcolm’s Biography

Malcolm Borwick is a world-renowned and highly respected polo player who specialises as an Equestrian Real Estate Consultant. Recognised as an international polo ambassador, he has advised and collaborated on real estate developments and equestrian-related projects in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Argentina, and the UK.

The British sportsman, who holds more than 50 England caps and plays off a 6-goal handicap, is from a family of polo players. Malcolm was headed for a career in the banking industry before he was selected to play polo for England. Career highlights include two World Championship medals, three Coronation Cup wins and winning the 2006 British Polo Championship.

Malcolm serves as Head of Equestrian Development at Sport54, a Saudi-based firm that provides sports business consultancy services. He also sits on the boards of La Martina Polo World (the consultancy and development arm) and Bristol Bay Capital, a real estate investment and development firm active at sites in Southern Spain and Portugal.

Representing several brands closely associated with polo, Malcolm features in...
Malcolm Borwick is a world-renowned and highly respected polo player who specialises as an Equestrian Real Estate Consultant. Recognised as an international polo ambassador, he has advised and collaborated on real estate developments and equestrian-related projects in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Argentina, and the UK.

The British sportsman, who holds more than 50 England caps and plays off a 6-goal handicap, is from a family of polo players. Malcolm was headed for a career in the banking industry before he was selected to play polo for England. Career highlights include two World Championship medals, three Coronation Cup wins and winning the 2006 British Polo Championship.

Malcolm serves as Head of Equestrian Development at Sport54, a Saudi-based firm that provides sports business consultancy services. He also sits on the boards of La Martina Polo World (the consultancy and development arm) and Bristol Bay Capital, a real estate investment and development firm active at sites in Southern Spain and Portugal.

Representing several brands closely associated with polo, Malcolm features in many of their advertising campaigns as brand ambassador: Royal Salute, Piaget, Horse Scout, Rapport and La Martina. He is Chairman of the World Polo Tour, an independent body that determines the handicaps of players globally.

As ambassador for several charitable organisations, Malcolm has used his platform to raise awareness and support for important causes, including Prince William’s Royal Foundation and Prince Harry’s Sentebale Charity.

In recent years, efforts have been made to make the Sport of Kings more accessible to those who aspire to play polo. Malcolm has been part of promoting events like Polo in the Park and has also actively promoted a new shorter form of the game called Gladiator Polo.

Malcolm graduated from Durham University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Spanish.
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Malcolm’s Newsfeed

Pernod Ricard launches Royal Salute 21 Year Old Miami Polo Edition with global campaign

Royal Salute 21 Year Old Miami Polo Edition is endorsed by Royal Salute World Polo Ambassador and highly regarded international polo player Malcom Borwick.

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Lakme Fashion Week 2024: La Martina & Rajesh Pratap Singh present an invigorating collection

World-renowned polo player, Malcolm Borwick, opened the activities with a masterclass providing guests with insight into the skills needed to play polo. This was followed by a friendly polo match between the Kings Guards Polo Club against La Martina India. The event, held at Mahalaxmi Racecourse, culminated in the fashion show, merging fashion, heritage and sport in grand style.

Malcolm’s Background

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Professional Polo Player & Equestrian Real Estate Specialist
Malcolm is a professional polo player who has competed globally at the highest level of the sport, representing England. He name is synonymous with the sport and he is widely known as an ambassador of the game. He consults and collaborates in real estate developments and equestrian-related projects.
 
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International Polo Player
Malcolm represented England on the polo field in numerous international matches and tournaments. He holds in excess of 50 England caps and plays off a 6-goal handicap. He is highly respected worldwide and admired for his skills and contribution to the sport.
 

Malcolm’s Gallery

Current Board Positions

Bristol Bay Capital
Director
London, UK
Bristol Bay Capital is a global real estate investment and development company providing a range of advisory and project management services for real estate and development thereof.
 
La Martina Polo World
Director
Dubai, AE
Consultancy and Development arm of La Martina, a sports and leisure clothing manufacturer with the aim of supporting the game of polo.
 
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Current Advisory Roles

Sport54
Head of Equestrian Development
Sport54 is a sports marketing, public relations and business consultancy based on the belief that sport has the power to bring about positive change.
 

Philanthropy

The Royal Foundation
Supporter
London, UK
Malcolm is a supporter of The Royal Foundation, a charity focusing on the non-profit work of the Prince and Princess of Wales. The majority of their projects revolve around conservation, the emergency services, environmental issues, early childhood development and mental health.
 
Sentebale
Supporter
London, UK
Sentebale is a charity founded in the wake of Prince Harry’s visit to Lesotho during his gap year. Sentebale help the most vulnerable children in Lesotho and Botswana get the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives.
 

Media

Malcolm Borwick on the world’s best polo player and Royal Salute
Podcast
Apr 2019
Malcolm is interviewed by Esquire Middle East in this question and answer session on all things related to polo.
 
England polo star Malcolm Borwick on the future of the sport
Article
Sep 2017
Michelle Johnson interviews Malcolm about his career highlights and explores his vision of the future of polo in this article.
 

Interviews

The interview: Malcolm Borwick
Interview
Jun 2019
Malcolm is in conversation with Tina Lofthouse about the plans to make polo more accessible to people and to 'attract a new generation of spectators'.
 

Features

Malcolm Borwick: A Passion for Polo
Feature
Nov 2023
Malcolm tells Judy Cogan about his devotion to sharing his love of polo with future generations.
 
Getting To Know You - Malcolm Borwick
Feature
Dec 2020
La Martina spends 5 minutes posing 10 Questions to Malcolm Borwick.
 
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Commercial Partners

Royal Salute
Brand Ambassador
Royal Salute was created in 1953 as a tribute to the British Monarchy. It is among one of the finest aged whisky collections in Scotland, made in the picturesque Strathisla Distillery, the oldest working distillery in the Scottish Highlands.
 
La Martina
Brand Ambassador
Malcolm has a long association with La Martina, a sports and leisure clothing manufacturer that originated in Argentina with the only objective to support the game of polo. Launched in 1985, the brand represents competitiveness, passion and elegance in action.
 
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Malcolm’s Education

Durham University
Bachelor of Arts - BA in Psychology and Spanish
1996 - 2000