Mark’s career spans commercial and academic R&D in micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS), optics and instrumentation.  He has first hand experience of new product introduction and the challenges of incorporating new technologies into the commercial environment.

Prior to joining CENSIS, Mark held senior roles in design and product engineering of new MEMS products and capabilities for the optical telecommunications sector.  He then moved on to the Institute for System Level Integration, to deliver innovation support for the emerging UK MEMS sector.  As ISLI CEO he drove the integration of wireless and MEMS streams, alongside electronic systems, to deliver new capabilities to companies using Scottish, UK and EU funding mechanisms.