Rear Admiral Mark Purcell (Ret.) AM
Mark is a widely respected leader in the defense and maritime industry sector in Australia. He has gained recognition for his exceptional skills and expertise in managing complex capital and in-service support programs at the whole-of-government level.
Mark's career highlights include the delivery of significant projects for the Australian Department of Defence and operational deployments with the Royal Australian Navy. During his tenure as Senior Vice President at Fincantieri, an Italian defense company, Mark provided specialist knowledge in a range of areas, including organizational reform, information technology infrastructure, digital strategy, engineering, and global sustainment. He played a vital role in establishing the company's subsidiary in Australia.
As a Senior Advisor at Bondi Partners, he offers his expertise and guidance to organizations seeking strategic advice and counsel on complex issues relating to acquisitions, procurement, and whole-of-government strategy. His ability to provide insights and develop effective solutions to complex problems has made him a highly regarded expert in the industry.