Mark Stoddard is a professional engineer with over 25 years experience in a range of disciplines including aeronautical , mechanical, structural and civil. Early in his career he worked in both the aircraft and oil and gas exploration industries gaining experience in a wide range of engineering materials and processes. He is experienced with metal and composite structures as well as advanced plastics. He has been involved in the design and development of new products in demanding production and in service environments. He has managed technical research and development teams of engineers and technicians as well as being involved in hands on building and testing of structural prototypes and production components. Mark has expertise in structural design, analysis and testing of materials and components as well as an ability to analyse complex structures. Over the past 15 years he has gained extensive experience in the building industry. He has completed the structural design of numerous residential and commercial buildings together with many associated civil components (roads, drainage etc).