Executive Vice President and COO
Mark has more than 35 years' experience in the maritime industry focusing on key aspects of ship management and corporate activities. Prior to his role with Ardmore, he was Vice President, Strategy and Planning for Teekay Marine Services - Teekay Corporation's internal ship management function.
Mark's experience includes 11 years at sea rising to the rank of Chief Engineer with Safmarine and latterly AP Moller, including time served on-board bulk carriers, salvage tugs, tankers, general cargo, reefer and container ships.
Mark has held several senior management roles ashore specialising in start-ups as well as integrating acquisitions covering all facets of ship management, including sale & purchase, newbuilding supervision, personnel management, procurement, fleet management, and technical supervision.
Mark is on the Board of Directors for the West of England P&I Club in addition, Mark is also the past Chairman of IPTA (the International Parcel Tanker Association), and a member of the Carbon War Room's Shipping Efficiency Operation Advisory Board - providing first-person perspectives on the key challenges facing individual owners as well as the industry as a whole. He is also a Council Member of ABS and sits on the Lloyds Register Marine Advisory Committee.