John Martin St.Valery

Founder and CEO, Links Group

John Martin St.Valery

John advises many group companies at board level, particularly in the areas of entrepreneurship, corporate governance and business development.

Having founded Links Group in 2002, John has spearheaded the growth of a Partnership into the corporate structure that now exists. Eighteen years living and working in the UAE and Qatar has given John a unique and unrivalled insight into the commercial opportunities in this rapidly developing region.

An entrepreneur who also has been recognised as a corporate governance specialist, John has been involved in the establishment and ongoing local partner services of hundreds of companies ensuring that the interests and assets of the foreign party are always fully protected whilst maintaining a strict duty of care for local partners involved.

Previous senior management roles with Citibank and Kodak were preceded by an eight year period with the Metropolitan Police in London.

Equiom Group formed a strategic partnership with Links Group in September 2016.