Mark is the Director of Cyber Security & Network Services and owner of Capital Network Solutions Ltd having set up the business in 1996 when he left University.
Mark's main areas of expertise focus on leading large converged network design, security, deployment and management projects for global, multi-sited organisations.
A highly accredited professional, Mark has been CCIE (#7103) certified for 20 years and CISSP certified for 13 years. He is also a leading authority on Cyber Security and holds multiple security based accreditation including CESG CCP Senior IA Auditor, Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP),Tiger Qualified Security Tester and Cyber Essentials Auditor.
Mark has been instrumental in developing relationships with Central and Local Government to advise on cyber security policy and he is often asked to speak at national and international events on how businesses can protect themselves from cyber based threats.
He led the company through achieving Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus and IASME Gold Standard certification.
His priorities at present are to develop and promote the cyber security and network services and solutions offered by Capital Network Solutions Ltd, and establish it as a leading supplier of world-class converged security & network solutions in the UK.
When not fighting cyber criminals, Mark's competitive drive leads him to undertake gruelling Ultra Marathons for fun, often running over 50 miles in one session. However, his love of rugby is never far way, be that supporting Wales in their Internationals challenges or whilst coaching his U15A team.