Group Technical Director, Mott MacDonald
Wednesday 24 May, 2017
09.40 – 11.20
The Future of Industry: Developing a strategy for smart infrastructure – a whole life approach to infrastructure design
Mark is Mott MacDonald’s Group Technical Director. In this role, it is his responsibility to drive the global sector leaders and the internal professional networks in pursuit of technical excellence and improved outcomes for customers. Mark is a keen champion of improvement and innovation in the context of collaborative delivery models; he is particularly interested in transformational change in infrastructure engineering, including the application of low-carbon sustainable solutions, product-based delivery, Smart Infrastructure, lean delivery processes, BIM and design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA).
Previously Group Sector Leader for Water and Environment. This role was principally about providing strategic leadership and fostering integration across the water and environment sectors in all the regions in which the company operates.
Mark has extensive management experience in collaborative delivery teams, and a keen champion of improvement and innovation in the context of collaborative delivery models.
He is particularly interested in transformational change in infrastructure engineering, including the application of low-carbon sustainable solutions, product-based delivery, lean delivery processes, building information modelling (BIM) and design for manufacture and assembly (DfMA), all of which drive more efficient and effective delivery of both projects and capital programmes.
He has largely developed experience within the water industry, both in the UK and overseas, working directly with client and contracting organisations.
Within Mott MacDonald, Mark was the author/champion of the Group’s BIM strategy across Europe and Africa.
Mark is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. He is the Lead Author of the Infrastructure Carbon Review, UK published by HM Treasury.