Director ICT and Capital Works
Justice and Community Safety
Mark has over 25 years’ experience in ICT and Business Operations. Mark has held senior positions within Financial Services, Business Process outsourcing and the ACT Government Emergency Services.
Mark is currently the project lead for the ACT Government Emergency Services Agency responsible for the delivery of critical ICT systems. This includes the recent Computer Aided Dispatch system upgrade, revamp of the territories’ P25 trunked radio network, radio terminal replacement program and implementation of the Air to Ground Specialist Intelligence Gathering technology. Mark has also delivered complex ICT and business solutions for Westpac Bank, City of Sydney Council, Harness Racing and Greyhound Racing NSW.
Thursday, 13 June: 9.30am-10.00am
A case study: ACT emergency service agency high bandwidth mobile radio network. Economic and independent augmentation of PSMB
The ACT Emergency Services Agency, as part of its commitment to continuous improvement in bushfire management since the devastating January 2003 firestorm, have recently deployed a high bandwidth, air to ground mobile meshed radio network. Primarily this is to accommodate live streaming from emergency incidents such as bushfire fighting through helicopters (or drones/UAVs). This investment in capability funded by the ACT is of great interest to the firefighting community, as it presents greater operational capability to manage potential and active bush fire threats through advanced infrared imagery, geo-spatial intel and live, high definition video streaming through cloud hosted ICT.