Mark is an aerospace and defense consultant with over 30 years of relevant experience.
Currently Mark is engaged as the VP Business Development for BRIC Engineered Systems, an innovative SME that is pioneering the use of robotically delivered laser ablation systems for aircraft and vessel de-painting.
Most recently he has been providing executive level management services to Highland Integrated Surveillance Systems (HISS), Inc., a Toronto based international provider of integration and technical support services to mostly overseas military and law enforcement end users. HISS’ expertise is in the integration and installation of high end full turnkey surveillance systems for airborne, mobile and fixed ground applications. HISS has a service center based in UAE and Mark has made valuable contributions to growing and executing the business both in the Gulf region and internationally. He continues to provide business development, program and operations management expertise to HISS.
Mark has also been active in monitoring and servicing the burgeoning unmanned aircraft systems sector in Canada. He provides business development and integration services and advice to industry and academia to promote the regulated use of unmanned air vehicles and associated integrated payloads and ground stations for both defense and commercial applications.
After spending 18 years at Litton Systems (now L3 Electronic System Services) Mark spent 4 years with King Products as head of engineering, developing solutions for the (then) nascent public access internet kiosk industry.
Mark was educated in the UK and holds a Higher National Certificate in Electrical Engineering.