Mark Acton

Head of Datacentre Technical Consulting & BCS - DCSG

Mark is responsible for maintaining CBRE’s leadership in critical environments facilities management, particularly mission critical data centres. Mark previously worked as EMEA Director and Consultant for the Uptime Institute, delivering services and Uptime Tier Certifications, throughout the EMEA region. He has also held senior data centre positions at Dell, Intel, Cable & Wireless and Global Switch.

A Chartered Engineer, Chartered IT Professional and Fellow of the BCS. Mark is also a contributing author for the best practices supplement of the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres. With over 20 years experience in the IT industry Mark has specialised in the field of Data Centre Operations for over 15 years, delivering business critical services from highly reliable, world class 24×365 Data Centres. This has included consultancy and technical advice as well as senior management roles responsible for service delivery and both strategic and operational management within the industry.

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