Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson


  • United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

A 20+ year career in initially software development of computer control systems for Oil & Gas assets, and latterly people, project and department management in the Oil & Gas Industry.

In the last few years I've moved into Project Management roles in research & development. 
I worked for 3 years at The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC); a Scottish government funded agency focused on promotion and development of collaborative Industry/academic research projects developing new technologies and ideas for the Oil & Gas and wider Energy Industries utilising University-based research capabilities, before joining Strathclyde's Oil & Gas Institute in a similar role in December 2019.

My current role in the University is Project Development Manager. 
My focus is on facilitating academic/industry collaboration and specifically identifying, developing and helping to run projects to develop new technologies and ways of working for energy production and use.

With the Energy Transition now in full flow, this is increasingly exploring how Oil & Gas expertise coupled with excellent research capability in Strathclyde can be applied to more sustainable energy production and use.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Business Administration

Award Date: 1 Jul 2019

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, BSc Maths and Computing

Award Date: 1 Sept 1988