Mark has a background of almost 30 years experience as radiographer and radiology manager in various London hospitals and is currently a senior manager at Barts and The Royal London Hospitals. He has a long held professional interest in Forensic Imaging & Emergency planning and joined inforce as Director of Operations in 2006, becoming Chief Executive in 2008. He is also a Fellow of Cranfield University Forensic Institute where he is module leader for Forensic Radiography.
He is a founder member and first chair of the International Association of Forensic Radiographers and currently holds the office of External Liaison Officer. He is also a founder board member of the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Forensic Radiology & Imaging. He has acted as an advisor to The Government Office for London, The Home Office and to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. He has lectured widely at international conferences and contributed a number of chapters to forensic textbooks including “Recovery, Analysis and Identification of Commingled Human Remains”, “Human Identification – An Introduction”, “Forensic Medicine for Lawyers”, The Wiley Encyclopaedia of Forensic Sciences and The Forensic Investigation of Mass Graves” and is co-editor of the recently published second edition of “Brogdon’s Forensic Radiology”
He co-ordinated the forensic radiography team for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo from 1996-2001 and has worked as forensic radiography consultant in the Balkans, Sierra Leone & the Irish Republic and for several high profile cases in the UK including several terrorist incidents, co-ordinating the response to the 7th July London Bombings.
He has also been an active member of the College of Radiographers, holding office at local, regional and national levels. He is a registered forensic practitioner, a member of the Forensic Science Society and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and holds the Diploma of Forensic Medical Sciences and the Diploma of Forensic Human Identification. He was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship and the Fellowship of the College of Radiographers in 2005 and the Gold Medal of the Society and College of Radiographers in 2010.