Mark has over 30 years experience in the communications sector and is originally from United Kingdom where he spent 15 years in the Royal Air Force working on Airfield Navigational aids, including terrestrial microwave links. After retiring Mark spent several years working with Continental Microwave as the Senior Installation and Commissioning engineer for the Terrestrial Microwave links and SNG vehicles that were designed and built there. He was also responsible for the alignment/type approval of antenna systems that the company built. Mark relocated to the United States in 1998 where he took a position with ETM Electromatic working as the Customer Service Manager where he worked closely with many of the SNG vehicles in the United States as well as the major Television Networks maintaining their satellite link operations. After a number of other positions, including his own consulting business, Mark joined Inmarsat in 2011 where he took on the role of Director for User Terminal Development for Global Express.

Mark has a degree in Electrical Engineering, a Satellite Communications degree, a MSC in Electronics and an MBA and is also a member of the IEEE in the US, the IET in the UK and is actively involved in the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) and Satellite Industry Association (SIA) in the US.