Mark WakemanOperations Director
Mark joined Osprey in June 2017 from the CAA where he was a Technical Airspace Regulator responsible for the assessment of airspace change projects and the safeguarding of tall structures in accordance with CAA regulations. Prior to this, Mark’s 32-year Royal Air Force career culminated in 4 years as a reservist with the CAA, responsible for the safe co-ordination and notification of military and civilian special events, including all UK air shows and ceremonial fly-pasts.
Mark has extensive consulting experience working with NHS organisations to assist employees at all levels with the application of lean processes and methodologies to transform operational processes and procedures. Prior to this he completed a 28-year career in the Royal Air Force as a fast-jet navigator and Qualified Weapons Instructor, as well as completing several staff tours in the Ministry of Defence and the United Kingdom Air Warfare Centre. He has extensive experience in flying operations, instructional roles, synthetic and collective training, and the management and analysis of complex weapon system and aircraft trials.