Nick Mackenzie


Managing Director Midway Attractions

Nick is responsible for the continued development of Merlin’s iconic global Midway brands – SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, Dungeons, the Eye and the new DreamWorks Tours SHREK’s Adventure! It is the Midway portfolio which is one of the key factors which makes Merlin’s business truly unique – complementing the company’s large LEGOLAND and other Resort Theme Parks, and providing targeted 1/2 hour entertainment for a wide variety of visitors around the globe.  The Operating Group manages almost 100 attractions across 21 countries providing unique memorable experiences to over 35m visitors every year.

A qualified chartered surveyor, working first with the Brewer Bass PLC and then with Allied Domecq as their Acquisitions Director.  This was followed by three years at Diageo as the Development Director for Burger King.  From 2007, Nick was the Managing Director of Merlin’s Property & Development Group before taking on his first senior operating role as  Managing Director Resort Theme Parks in 2011; and moving across to Midway in 2015.