Mark Welch

Coatings Consultant

  • Expertise: Yacht Coatings
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Qualifications: AMPP (NACE II) Certified Coatings Inspector, FdSc Computer Aided Design
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Mark comes from a background in Engineering design. After graduating from Bournemouth University, he entered into the world of yacht coatings 16 years ago, starting his journey as an applicator in Hamburg, Germany.

Mark’s career spans across several Northern European shipyards, where he has tackled intricate paint projects and managed contractors. His expertise encompasses both new builds and refits, with a focus on achieving the highest standards in coatings application and supervision which he now applies to his consulting work.

Beyond the coatings industry, Mark is an ardent scuba dive instructor. With experience working on yachts and a tally of 4000+ dives, he has explored many of the world’s top dive destinations.