Mark started as a land surveyor in 1995 with Fugro-BKS in Northern Ireland. He left after five years to work for the Ordnance Survey in Aberdeen, Scotland, then returned to Fugro as a Senior Cartographer for the Offshore Survey Division. Mark has been involved with many offshore survey projects, extensively in the oil and gas sector but also in the subsea cable market. Over his 14 years in the offshore survey industry he has had many roles ranging from training to Project Management. For the last nine months Mark has been in Australia as Project Manager for the Fugro Discovery, one of the three ships Fugro is using in the search for the lost Malaysian Airlines plane MH370.