Lorien Engineering Strengthens Compliance Team

February 2021

Experienced engineer Mark Walton joins as compliance consultant

Mark Walton undertaking compliance assessments onsite at a food Manufacturer

Lorien Engineering Solutions has strengthened its compliance team with the appointment of experienced engineer Mark Walton.

Mark joins Lorien as a compliance consultant and will deliver a range of safety compliance services to keep customers’ processes safe, including machine safety risk assessments, UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) risk assessments and Hazardous Area Classification – DSEAR Assessments.

Lorien specialises in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics. The company is headquartered in Burton-upon-Trent, with international offices in Poland and South Africa.

Mark brings experience in design and safety control systems, machinery risk assessments, ATEX/DSEAR (Intrinsic Safety), DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations), process safety, hazardous area inspections and machinery regulations. 

He has worked across a range of industries with recent experience of providing compliance and guidance of control panels, moving structures, flood defence systems, flood storage systems and machine safety systems.
He joins from Fairfield Control Systems, where he was lead engineer, managing a team of design engineers.

Mark Walton said: “I’m looking forward to being part of a strong team at Lorien that prides itself of being a key component in customers’ strategies for maintaining safe operations.

Our aim is to use our wide-ranging industry experience to drive confidence in plant safety.

Tony Reynolds, Compliance Engineering Manager at Lorien, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Mark to our compliance team. He has an excellent background in compliance and commissioning as a functional safety engineer with valuable experience in ATEX/DSEAR installations. He will be a great fit within the Lorien team.”

Lorien is a division of global engineering and technical services organisation GP Strategies Corporation, headquartered in Maryland, USA.