Mark Pyman is from the United Kingdom. Mark is the founder of the Transparency International Defence & Security program and is a leading independent advisor to the UK Government on the management of major projects and contracts.
As the head of the TI Defence & Security program Mark, together with a team of anti-corruption experts and former senior military officers, Mark facilitated anti-corruption discussions with the Ministries of Defence (MODs) and military leadership, helped develop anti-corruption plans and training courses, and worked with defence companies worldwide to strengthen anti-bribery measures. Mark was previously CFO of major Shell companies in West Africa and China, and of Shell’s global IT operations. He was Director of Major Change Programmes for Shell across Europe, and later advised on Shell’s global anti-corruption compliance, monitoring and reporting systems. Prior to joining Shell, he was a founding shareholder and director of Technica, a market-leading consultancy specialising in technical risk assessment. He holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia, an MSc degree from the University of Bath, England, and a first class honours BSc from Birmingham University, England. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Associated of Certified Accountants.