Mark Penfold is a Manager with ABS’ Global Gas Solutions team. Based in London, his role involves evaluating engine, emissions, gas and alternative fuel technologies, regulatory compliance, engineering support, rule development and engaging in industry forums. Mark has been the primary author for the ABS Gas Fueled Ships, LNG Bunkering and Exhaust Emission Abatement Guides. He is the IACS representative for the IGF Code at IMO, EU ESSF plenary member and the ABS representative in CIMAC. Previously, Mark was lead diesel engine development engineer focusing on performance, durability and emissions. Mark holds a First Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Charted Engineer with the IMechE.