Meet The Team:
Mark is a former Commander in the Metropolitan Police Service who has performed a number of different roles throughout his thirty-year policing career. These have included overall responsibility for the London Transport Command, Central Communications Complex and Counter-Terrorism within Territorial Policing.
He was responsible for the introduction of the neighbourhood policing programme across London and the introduction of Police Community Support Officers, modernising the approach to policing across London and nationally. He has extensive experience in securing funding and managing contractual arrangements for additional policing services.
In 2011, after retiring from the police service, he was appointed by Transport for London as the Head of the National Transport Coordination Centre for the Olympic Games. The centre was designed to monitor and coordinate all national transport partners involved in the delivery of transport during the games. He has a strong commercial awareness gained in both the private and public sectors.
Mark has since worked globally as a subject matter expert on law enforcement and transportation. He has worked with a number of major management consultants and Government agencies designing and delivering bespoke solutions linked to public safety and law enforcement. He is currently working in Qatar and Saudi Arabia supporting major consultancy houses on Government based projects.
Martin has a long and distinguished police career of over 32 years, retiring from the Metropolitan Police Service in 2008, reaching the rank of Detective Chief Superintendent. He gained experience both within London and Sussex forces where he specialised in the areas of Crime Investigation, Neighbourhood Policing, Problem Solving, Major Incident Response, Public Order Command, Offender Management and Criminal Justice Reform.
He successfully delivered the 'Safer Neighbourhoods' Policing Programme' and was personally responsible for the introduction of Safer Transport Teams across the Capitals bus network. He has presented his work both nationally and internationally, most noticeably presenting his work of victim and forensic recovery from the scene of the 7/7 London tube train bombings to the North America Defence Alliance.
In 2008 Martin became a Director at the London Criminal Justice Partnership and delivered a challenging cross-agency reform programme. In 2012 he achieved success in dealing with the National Transport issues for Olympic Torch Relay and London Olympic Games. Since retiring as a Police Officer he has worked as a subject matter expert on Policing and Criminal Justice reform for several leading global progressional services companies.