Mark is one of the founding partners of GMCS and currently holds the position of Managing Director, having previously been engaged as Operations Director since 2012. Mark is a highly experienced dispute resolution practitioner specialising in providing strategic guidance and interim commercial direction services to GMCS’s client base, in addition to being a registered arbitrator and practicing adjudicator.
Mark advises all levels of the supply chain from suppliers and subcontractors, leading international contractors, engineering consultancies and quasi-governmental investment vehicles in relation to a diverse range of assignments. These include major construction, power, infrastructure, MEP, civil engineering, oil and gas and mega-projects. In addition to regular appointments for interim commercial director secondment roles for high-risk projects in need of a turnaround service, Mark also takes the lead of the GMCS technical due diligence expert roles, often providing analytical risk assessments for third party funding investment strategies. Mark has also been appointed by investment banks to work alongside financial and legal due diligence experts in relation to mergers and acquisitions within the construction industry.
Mark is able to utilise his extensive practical experience of contract and commercial management within the disputes industry to facilitate solutions to complex issues arising during the life-cycle of projects. He has also assisted several clients in relation to the management of adjudication, arbitration and court proceedings by acting as a key point of contact and bridging the gap between the client’s project team and its legal advisors.
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