Structural Group Director
Mark is a tall building specialist, having worked on a portfolio of projects at the leading edge of tall building engineering for the last 10 years of his 15 year career. He has led and developed teams in a variety of roles on more than 35 tall building projects, principally as lead engineer but also as: multi-disciplinary project design manager, FIDIC engineer and peer reviewer, as well as numerous value engineering and tall building specialist roles.
His tall building experience includes seven ‘super-tall’ buildings (greater than 300m in height) and three ‘mega-tall’ buildings (in excess of 500m), including the 1000m tall Nakheel and Harbour Tall Tower.
He is increasingly recognised as a tall building expert in the wider community, having been invited to contribute to tall building themed books, media articles and conferences.
As a tall building leader in Buro Happold’s Dubai office, Mark is responsible for tall building multi-disciplinary strategy, including learning and development strategy, in line with the broader Middle East discipline, and overall learning and development strategy.
Mark was recently appointed as a City Representative of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).