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PestGone Environmental’s Mark Moseley to Appear on The Apprentice

PestGone Environmental’s Mark Moseley to Appear on The Apprentice
04 January 2023

The founder of a London-based pest control company is to appear as a contestant on Series 17 of The Apprentice on BBC One.

Mark Moseley, Director at PestGone Environmental, will join the series as one of eighteen candidates competing to win a quarter-of-a-million-pound investment from Lord Alan Sugar. 


”The pest control industry is worth hundreds of millions of pounds a year in the UK. Out of all the candidates on paper, I am the one who can grow the business the quickest."

–Mark Moseley

Director, PestGone Environmental


PestGone Environmental provides pest management services across London & Kent, working in partnership with the London Port of Authority to keep the River Thames free from deceased animals.

When asked why his company deserved Lord Sugar’s investment, Mark said: ”The pest control industry is worth hundreds of millions of pounds a year in the UK. Out of all the candidates on paper, I am the one who can grow the business the quickest. If Lord Sugar doesn’t pick me, then he’s missing a trick.

Mark continued: “My USP is that I’m very talkative with the charm to match – I can sell to anyone. I’ve been around the world and have met hundreds of different people, from members of the royal family to celebrities. I can always speak to them in a confident manner, so I know I’d be right at home negotiating and securing deals with some of the biggest brands.”

“My biggest weakness is that I can be a little bit over-confident from time to time. I may jump ahead of the game, but at the same time people like confident people, people buy into confidence. And that’s why people buy into me.”


Mark Moseley at ThisWeekinFM Ex-Military Events


Mark is also a former soldier and security specialist who operated in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo to name a few.  He joined ThisWeekinFM and JobOppO as a guest speaker at the Ex-Military – A Journey Into FM event at Churchill War Rooms in October 2021.

He is also part of the business mentoring programme at Heropreneurs, helping the ex-military community to start their own businesses and adjust to being their own boss.

The Apprentice starts on Thursday 5 Jan on BBC One.

Picture: a photograph of Mark, standing in front of a view of London where The Shard is visible. Image Credit: BBC

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 04 January 2023


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