A British national, Marc was educated at The London School of Economics before attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and serving in the British Army. After leaving the army, he landed in Cartagena in 2004 and travelled all around Colombia, meeting his future wife along the way. On returning to the UK he worked as a fund manager for BlackRock in London. Visiting Colombia numerous times over the years, he took the plunge in 2011 and moved to Medellin. He continued to work in the financial markets across Latin America, while helping his wife establish her own successful educational travel company. He started Amakuna as he is passionate about seeing Colombia fulfill its potential as a world-class holiday destination.