Mark Smith Colour

Mark Smith


Interim CEO

An Accredited Tier Designer and Chartered Engineer, in 2020 Mark has been awarded Fellowships of both the IET and CIBSE. Mark has 35 years’ experience as a Building Services Engineer and project Director and has worked on a large number of Data Centre and mission critical projects as well as award-winning projects across the UK and Europe, in the commercial, industrial, retail, educational, sports and healthcare sectors. 

In 2023, Mark took on the newly established global role of Chief Operating Officer and will focus primarily on driving the efficiency of operations across our business whilst further facilitating growth and ensuring quality assurance for RED on a global scale.  

Mark also oversees numerous transversal operating activities that are essential to the business, including Health, Safety and Security, Quality and Compliance, R&D, Digital Engineering and Real Estate. 

In addition to supporting the expansion of RED’s prominent Technology Sector, Mark continues to support RED’s Built Environment Division which he brought together 2 years ago to bring focus, create further expansion opportunities and diversify our business into new sectors. The Built Environment Division currently supports over 250 staff across EMEA and provides services including Sustainability, Certification, Commissioning Management, Site Services and Traditional Design, to Commercial Premises, Retail, Hotels, Venues, Residential, Aviation, Healthcare, Education, Warehouses, Logistics, Life Sciences and Industrial sectors, as well as additional specialisms in ICT Infrastructure Design and Energy Transition.