IET Volunteer joins the Glasgow Science Centre Board

Mark’s role as a Trustee is to direct the affairs of the charity through efficient, effective and accountable governance, ensuring that the organisation is professionally run and acts in accordance with its stated aims and objectives. As a Trustee, he will be key in implementing Glasgow Science Centre’s vision, mission and strategy to ensure it fulfils its purpose.

Mark is an Electrical & Mechanical Engineer at Atkins. He has a variety of volunteering roles within STEM and the IET. Mark has been Chair of the IET Engineering Horizons Bursary Assessment Panel for over four years and became a member of the IET Power Academy Executive Committee in 2019. In 2017 he was awarded the IET Paul Fletcher Medal in recognition of his commitment to helping other young professionals.

About his latest role, Mark Goudie said:

“Joining the board of the Glasgow Science Centre is a real honour and builds on my continued volunteering for the IET. This appointment provides an opportunity to give back to a Glasgow institution that has inspired and motivated people to engage with STEM – including myself.

“I joined the Glasgow Science Centre as it embarks on a strategy that has a bold ambition to bring inclusion and diversity into everything that they do. This perfectly aligns with their aim to motivate and encourage people of all ages, abilities and social backgrounds. This focus on inclusion, diversity and outreach are exactly what the STEM community needs.”

The Glasgow Science Centre attracts over 330,000 visitors to its exhibitions and events each year and regularly takes its activities on tour across Scotland. They offer a wide range of activities for all ages, ranging from community engagement and learning programmes to adult-only events. The centre has interactive exhibits and live science shows. They strive to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers through engaging with young people to make positive differences in their lives.