Mark Acton

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Mark Acton

Director, Critical Services
CBRE, Data Center Solutions

As Critical Services Director at CBRE Mark’s role is to provide Industry thought leadership to the business and ensure that the CBRE critical services offering continues to set the highest possible benchmark worldwide in the data centre arena. CBRE are a provider of mission critical facilities management specialising in delivery to critical environments and the data centre industry in particular.

With over 25 years experience in the IT industry Mark has specialised in the field of Data Centre Operations for over 15 years, concentrating on the delivery of business critical services from highly reliable, world class 24x365 Data Centres. This has included consultancy and technical advice as well as senior management roles responsible for service delivery and both strategic and operational management within the industry. A Technical Operations Manager with extensive international experience and solid technical skills covering both Data Centre Facilities Design and IT Operational and Technical Management.

A regular public speaker and industry advisor on data centre technical issues, currently acting as consultant to a number of data centre operators and solutions developers.