About Merewood Consultancy Services
Mark Edwards has worked in the field of vocational competence development and assurance since 1997.
A graduate geologist, Mark has worked in the oil and gas industry both in operational and people development roles. Following the Piper Alpha tragedy Mark worked on an industry forum to develop an industry-wide model for competence assurance.
Working in a global capacity as a recognised expert he has influenced decision-making with respect to competence development & management and curriculum design in a leading multi-national, multi-disciplinary services provider. He has acted as a coach to learning professional colleagues and delivered training programs for workplace assessors working within the competence frameworks he has developed.
With over 20 years of experience in developing and assuring technical competence Mark now works as a consultant, providing competence management solutions across all industry sectors. He is driven by a desire to present vocational competence development and assurance in such a way that it is accepted by managers and practitioners alike as being part of the normal way of working that does not negatively impact on the productivity of the business.
Mark is based in Montrose, Angus.