Mark Brown, ECRC-SIMEC

Mark Brown

Mark Brown is the Great Lakes Region Manager for ECRC-SIMEC, a Response Organization certified by Transport Canada.

Mark is responsible for the overall management of Great Lakes Region, an area spanning from the British Columbia border to the border of Ontario and Quebec.

In the 17 years working for the organization he has responded to numerous marine oil spill incidents resulting from accidental releases of oil by; oil handling facilities, pipelines, train derailments and ships.

Prior to joining ECRC-SIMEC, he worked with the Canadian Coast Guard as Emergency Response Contingency Planning Officer responsible for the development and maintenance of Regional Contingency and Area Response plans and responding to incidents on behalf of the Coast Guard.

He also has an extensive marine transportation industry background having served as Navigation Officer on board several vessels in the Canadian Coast Guard fleet and worked for eight years with the Canadian Pacific Steamship Lines.