Technical Specialist, Power Generation, Lloyd’s Register
Mark Penfold joined LR’s Technical Directorate in September 2022 as Technical Specialist, Power Generation focusing on engines, alternative fuels and emissions. His rule development role focuses on alternative fuels, engines and emissions activities together with internal and external project support and participation in various industry bodies. Prior to joining LR, Mark held various Corporate Technology roles within another leading Classification Society and has accumulated over 20 years experience within marine classification technical services. Prior to joining Class, Mark was lead development engineer for a heavy-duty diesel engine manufacturer focusing on performance, durability and emissions testing of 2-stage turbocharging and emissions aftertreatment technologies. Mark has represented IACS at IMO for the development of alternative fuels and technologies under the IGF Code for ten years and has been active in many industry forums including the EU ESSF, ISO, CIMAC and SGMF. Mark is currently the LR representative in the CIMAC WG17 gas engine working group and IACS rep in the EU SAPS WS3 working group for emissions certification. Mark holds a First-Class Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Charted Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.