Mark has over eight years of industry experience in hydrology and hydraulic modelling, flood risk assessment, and related fields. His key software competences cover TU-FLOW, HEC-RAS, and industry-standard GIS programs. He has completed a dual degree in Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Science at Griffith University.
Mark commenced his professional career with Brisbane City Council’s Flood Management Team in November 2011. He began working there in the same year the city was hit by major floods; a renewed focus on reliable flood information was high on the agenda. It was this role that gave him a good foundation in hydrology and hydraulics, flood modelling and the flood risk management field. In 2015, Mark left Australia to live in the UK, where he worked in Bristol with WSP. Working as a Flood Risk Management specialist; this was a multifaceted role which involved the generation, manipulation, and analysis of technical flood risk data with the use of industry specific modelling and GIS software.
Mark returned to Brisbane in 2018, where he joined Jacobs’ Surface Water team and was involved in the delivery of multiple road, rail, mine and dam projects for clients including DTMR, BCC, Aurizon, Sunwater, Rio Tinto and others. In August 2021, Mark joined Water Modelling Solutions as a Senior Engineer and will provide expertise and guidance for a wide range of flood-related projects.