Mark bell is the General Manager for the Society for Gas as a marine Fuel (SGMF) having joined this new NGO when it was formed in 2013. SGMF is now the leading advocate in the sector with well over 100 members representing all apsects of the industry.
Mark has a wide range of experience in the marine industry, mostly from a new-build, in-service and operational perspective. As a Chartered Marine and Mechanical Engineer, Mark brings with him a wealth of maritime experience since coming ashore. His work experience includes a substantial time spent with two leading Class Societies, LR and DNV. He has also spent 3 years with the UK Ministry of Defence and also has experience working for commercial ship owners and managers. Posts held during these periods have ranged from Ship and Engineer Surveyor, Area Manager, Business Manager and Director. Some of these roles were based outside of the UK. Mark has seagoing experience on VLCC's and various tankers including gas ships and both the steam and motor variants.