Mark Fincham (LinkedIn, Facebook)

Tel: +(44) 7764229616

Professional info

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hackerceh-logo

Effective influencer, inspirational communicator, leader and motivator of IT teams with a track record for delivering secure and robust, quality user experiences, within budget and on-time. Energetic and industrious problem solver with a hands-on approach, though equally able to delegate. An end to end IT delivery professional.
Work experience

ICT Chief Architect. Inmarsat
2010 – 2013

Leading a team of ICT Architects around the globe to construct architectural frameworks for the description of the Inmarsat ICT landscape. Presided over annual Inmarsat ICT Architecture Symposiums and monthly Architecture seminars where ICT Architecture and Technology Roadmaps were continually formulated and evaluated.

Specialities: Exploiting Software as a Service, The Cloud, Web Applications, Access and Identity Management, Document Management, Portals, Collaboration tools, Document Management and virtualised appliances. Implementation of internal AFDS (federated identity services) and new SaaS HR system. Promoting cloud, virtualisation, open source and appliance based tools and development.

ICT Web Development Manager. Inmarsat
2004 – 2010

Confident using both Agile and Waterfall PM methodologies. Manager & mentor of circa 10 permanent development staff, outsourced development projects and multiple contractors. Initiator of Internship program with total of 10 interns. Managed multiple iterations of Inmarsat’s Intranet, hands on development of numerous business web apps (using PLSQL, .NET C#, Python, HTML & .CSS).

2007 – Architecting and delivering SOA and Portal technologies for the company. Managed and promoted implementation of enterprise wide MediWiki.

2006 – Enterprise Access & Identity management system, protecting circa 20 Web Applications across a range of platforms. Managed migration of 10 internal change management systems onto a single Bugzilla instance. Implemented Inmarsat’s first cloud service (SaaS solution) for document managment. 

2005 – Bespoke Content Management System (.NET C#). Significant role in identifying Inmarsat’s pressing need for IT governance. 


Python / PHP
Java Script


Penetration & Vulnerability Testing

Cloud Migration
Office 365
Google Apps
Software Development & Integration
Project Management
Business & Statistical Analysis

Web Development




2016  EC-Council

Certified Ethical Hacker


2004  George Washington University

Master’s Certificate in Project Management (PMI)


1981 – 1984  University of Cape Town, SA.

Cum Laude Masters Degree in Marine Geology


1978 – 1981  University of North Wales Bangor.

Joint Honours Degree in Marine Biology and Oceanography