Mark brings a strong research and data management background to his role of managing Nimbus, the research cloud at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. This includes management of the service, project allocations, training, procurement and technical oversight of the team at Pawsey operating the system.
Mark represents Pawsey Supercomputing Centre both nationally and internationally, with respect to the use of cloud computing in the research context. He also provides project management skills for projects of key strategic importance to the Centre. Prior work includes scientific devops roles at Pawsey and national infrastructure projects, AusCover and the Integrated Marine Observing system and the NASA Earth Observing System at Goddard Space Flight Center.