Mark is the Founding Partner of Energy Transition Advisors
Mark has had 35 years experience in financial markets spanning three continents in London, New York and Sydney. As a recognized economist and market strategist at leading financial institutions including Citigroup, Salomon Bros and County NatWest, he has researched international economies, currencies, fixed income and equity markets. Mark has also held corporate strategy, finance and management roles including Head of Equity Research at Citigroup Australia and US.
Having a strong interest in the environment and sustainability, starting with a report on climate change and markets in 1991, Mark was head of research at DB Climate Change Advisors at Deutsche Bank from 2007 to 2012, where he produced thought leadership papers for investors on climate, cleaner energy and sustainability topics and advised investment teams in asset management.
From 2010 to 2012 he was Co chair of the UNEP FI Climate Change Working Group and in 2011 and 2012 was part of the technical committee of the UN Secretary General’s Sustainable Energy for All.
He helped develop the Get Fit concept for scaling up renewable energy now deployed in Uganda. Mark was a member of the UK CMCI.
Mark is Chairman of the General Partner Advisory Board of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager focused on low carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets in North America, United Kingdom and Australia
Mark is Chair of the Research Council at Carbon Tracker where he has authored a number of papers on fossil fuel risks; Special Advisor to the Climate Bond Initiative and to 2° Investing Initiative. He is project lead for the PRI commissioned “Inevitable Policy Response” and a member of the VCMI steering committee.
Mark has a BA in Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University.