Mark WakemanChief Operating Officer
As our Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mark is responsible for the day to day running of Osprey including performance across our project portfolio. He also focuses on improving efficiency and streamlining internal process and working practices. Mark joined Osprey in June 2017 and after a period as the Airports and Airspace Team Leader, he was promoted to the Osprey Board in 2018 as the Operations Director. He became COO in 2021.
Prior to joining Osprey Mark completed a 6-year tenure with the Civil Aviation Authority as a Technical Airspace Regulator. He also gained extensive consulting experience working in the health sector implementing lean processes and methodologies to help transform operational processes.
Mark also completed a 28-year career in the Royal Air Force as a fast-jet navigator and Qualified Weapons Instructor. He has extensive experience in flying operations, instructional roles, synthetic and collective training, and the management and analysis of aircraft and complex weapon systems trials.