Mark Sullivan - Technical Director
Before joining BMT in 2012, Mark had a 30 year career in the UK MOD within the Maritime Defence acquisition domain. During that time he had a varied and challenging career as a Weapon Engineering Officer across the Surface Fleet, and was ultimately responsible for the In Service Support and Management of Combat Systems across Capital Ships, Amphibious platforms, Destroyers and Frigates.
Mark was one of the founding members of our Combat System capability and since joining has developed a broad portfolio of experience including a secondment to BMT Fleet Technology (Ottawa) in support of the Joint Supply Ship contract and membership of the NATO LAURA and Modularity working groups internationally. Following the role of Head of Combat Systems, Mark was appointed Technical Director In April 2017.
Mark is responsible for the quality and delivery of technical skills and capability through leadership of all of the technical departments. This includes maintaining and developing diversity and depth of skills, training and directing the R&D programme to meet the needs of our customers. He is also responsible for all academic and professional institution liaisons and business focus.