Personal details

Adjunct Professor Mark Gibbs
Adjunct Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Built Environment
Discipline *
Environmental Science and Management
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Professional memberships
and associations

Fellow, Institute of Engineers Australia

Chair of the Board, Green Cross Australia

Past President, New Zealand Marine Sciences Society

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Mark leads the Knowledge to Innovation team for the Institute for Future Environments and
Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT. Mark is a specialist in coastal management,
coastal climate adaptation and risk assessment and management and has been providing
specialist technical, advisory and Expert Witness services to government and project
proponents globally for 25 years.

Mark has held senior management and executive roles in the private and public sector for
18 years. Public sector roles included executive positions in internationally recognised
science and research institutions, including AECOM, CSIRO and CAWCR- Centre for
Australian Weather and Climate Research- a partnership between CSIRO and the Australian
Bureau of Meteorology.

Originally trained as an engineer, Mark also holds post-graduate qualifications in
mathematics, business management, natural resource management and is a non-executive
director of Green Cross Australia.

Mark also holds a Master Class 5 commercial skippers ticket, and is an RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, Offshore and Cruising Instructor. Mark is a part time yachting instructor at Southern Cross Yachting, skipper/researcher for the Earthwatch Institute, and an accomplished ocean yacht racing sailor.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Mark Gibbs.