Mark Stokes
Nigel Greene

Mark Stokes


With over 30 years’ experience as a property developer, mentor, author and business investor, Mark has a strong passion for creating shared value and inspiring others to achieve assured outcomes.

Before leaving corporate life in 2015, Mark had founded and operated within many national and international businesses, deploying complex global infrastructure projects ranging from £1m to £1bn. For over 20 years, Mark has been a Business Leader, Non-Executive Director and corporate trouble shooter; his expertise spans private investor relations, structuring, strategy and leadership and has been involved in businesses ranging from start-up, growth, turn-around, sale, mergers and acquisitions.

Mark left his successful corporate career and achieved financial independence in his mid-forties to build a portfolio of multi-generational assets from property through to business ownership and investment.

Co-founding EquaAcademy, Mark provides high-performance training and mentoring, supporting those with varying levels of experience in property and business, ranging from those starting out in their journey through to seasoned experts looking for their next stage of growth. His property interests span across commercial to residential conversions. Buy to Lets, HMO’s and new build land developments exceeding £100m. His passion for sharing knowledge has led Mark to become nationally recognised in the areas of Property Development, Raising Private Capital and SSAS pensions, writing 5 highly acclaimed and best-selling books.

Click here to download Marks Running the Sahara Desert presentation.


Nigel Greene


With 28 years Board level business and property expertise, in the engineering, construction, energy and the telecoms industries, Nigel has founded and operated within many national and international businesses deploying complex projects of a value between £1million – £500million, and over the past 20+ years has built a personal multi million pound international property portfolio that continues to grow annually.

Leaving the corporate world for the last time in March 2015, Nigel, along with his Partners, established EquaGroup focusing on a combined passion for creating massive shared and sustainable value through property and building a powerful and enduring legacy for future generations.

Nigel has business interests in residential and commercial property, property and business training and mentoring and has been a SSAS Pension Trustee since 2016 and is an active property and business Investor.


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Meet the Equa Team!

From left to right: Nigel Greene, Dan Greene, Sam Lawrence, Hannah Greene, Ben Stokes & Mark Stokes.

Dan is Nigel’s son, he is integral to operations within EquaGroup. Hannah is Nigel’s daughter & provides essential support to both EquaAcademy & EquaGroup as well as maanging her own HMO portfolio. Sam heads up our Marketing department & manages her own portfolio of commercial to residential conversions. Ben is Mark’s son, he manages our social media channels whilst studying full time at university.

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