Oneserve makes significant appointment as Mark Hunt joins from the Met Office.

We are extremely delighted to announce the significant appointment of Mark Hunt, who joins us from the Met Office as our new Chief Technology Officer.

Mark was Programme Director of Transformation at the Met Office, having previously held the role of Head of Technology and Information Services. Mark provided strategic and operational leadership alongside enabling transformative technology innovation for the Exeter-based national weather service.

In a career spanning over 30 years, Mark has worked for a number of organisations, including a decade at Landmark Information Group – a leading provider of land and property search information.

His appointment lays a marker for our ambitions here at Oneserve, as our CEO Chris Proctor explains:

“The growth we have seen over the past year, and our plans over the next few months, means that this hire is a key one. Throughout his career, Mark has worked for some of the largest and well-known organisations in the UK, so this is a real coup for Oneserve. I’m sure his experience is going to be invaluable over the course of the next few years.

We made real progress during 2016, but 2017 is going to see a real step change as we take the company into a truly global market leading position. Mark joining us will help to ensure we achieve our ambitions. I’m delighted that he has decided to join us at such an exciting stage of the company’s development.”

Meanwhile, Mark said:

“I am very pleased to be joining Chris and the team at this exciting juncture in Oneserve’s history,” As well as building upon our existing talent through further adoption of leading-edge technology, we also intend to push the boundaries of how our offering can unlock opportunities for our partners

“Helping shape the future of the business is going to be a real challenge, however, I am confident that I will make a considerable contribution. Oneserve has a fantastic team with a very supportive and aligned board; I can’t wait to get stuck in.”