MARK SWINN

Project Director / Senior Defence Liaison

Mark is an experienced Air Force Officer with a career spanning 12 years. Mark has seen four operational deployments in the Middle East, including front line operations as well as Headquarters Planning, which included a focus on Humanitarian Assistance around the South Pacific region. Mark has experience as an Air Operations Manager, Liaison Officer and Senior Surveillance and Control Officer.

During his service, Mark completed a B.Sc. in Chemistry at the University of NSW in 2010, before going on to attain both a Diploma of Leadership Management and a Masters of Project Management from UNSW in 2017, and a Masters of Business from UNSW in 2019. Mark not only utilised these skills during his Air Force career, but also in civilian life, where his commercial acumen and management skills have facilitated his ownership and successful operation of a retail franchise for several years.

Mark is dedicated to serving his community, having volunteered for three years as a Lifesaver in Newcastle, and working as a Liaison with the NSW RFS during Operation Bushfire Assist.

Mark brings his extensive experience to Origin as a Project Director, where his primary focus is on the management of complex projects, with an emphasis on risk management, contingency planning and project delivery.