Mark Gibbs

Board Member


Bachelor of Engineering (Civil; University of Melbourne), PhD in mathematics
(Oceanography – UNSW), MBA (Utas), MAICD, Fellow of the Institution of
Engineers Australia, AMSA Master 4.


Mark is the Principle Engineer for reef restoration at the Australian Institute of
Marine Science (AIMS). Mark sits on a number of marine and coastal
advisory bodies and boards and has held senior management roles in CSIRO
and global consultancies including AECOM. Prior to joining AIMS Mark led
the Knowledge to Innovation capability at QUT which focused on developing
industry partnerships with the University. Mark is an adjunct Professor at QUT
and the Griffith University Centre for Coastal Management.

In his spare time, Mark teaches sailing and maritime courses and serves as a
captain for Sea Shepherd. Mark is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor, as well as
an Australian Sailing Sea Safety and Survival Instructor and an accomplished
ocean racer.