It has been announced that Mark Powell is now 'Director of Global Development' at 'International Training'.
In 2017, Mark Powell became TDI / SDI's 'International Business' Manager. This job has recently been expanded to become a full-time role for the award-winning author, instructor trainer and 'tech-diving guru'.
Mark Powell is uniquely qualified to help dive centers and professional members. Brian Carney
Brian Carney, President & CEO of International Training, told X-Ray Mag, "Mark has worked with us for a number of years in a limited capacity, so he already knows how we operate. We are really happy to be able to bring him on board in a more full-time capacity. His background on best business practices along with his knowledge as a professional educator, makes him uniquely qualified to help dive centers and professional members be very successful in our industry.
Mark works directly with headquarters, so having direct feedback on everything we do and communicate is a huge asset to our global organization."
Mark Powell became an instructor in 1994 and has been actively instructing since then. The diplomatic Welshman is a member of TDI / SDI's Global Training Advisor Panel and he has historically represented TDI / SDI in a number of UK industry roles. Today, Mark Powell sits on a number of dive industry boards that focus on safety and standards. He is a prolific writer—and has written several articles for X-Ray Mag—and two books. Mark Powell is a respected and popular speaker, and talked at many UK domestic dive shows and international conferences such as EUROTEK.
You can email Mark Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org