Professional Background and Experience
Mark has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector, spanning utility, public and private sector. Mark has developed and delivered a number of large scale renewable energy projects in Australia and internationally. Prior to joining ZEN, Mark was head of Wind Development with Stanwell Corporation, CEO of CSIRO renewable energy spin out, Windlab, and more recently, transaction advisor to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.
As CEO of Windlab, Mark was responsible for the development and implementation of strategy and oversaw a significant shift and growth in the business over his 5 year tenure. The business grew successfully to have operations and projects in US, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Windlab was also named in the BRW fast 100 businesses 3 consecutive years, was awarded Business of the Year in ACT and Emerging Exporter of the Year.
During his time with Stanwell Corporation, Mark was also responsible for business development activities for new generation projects outside Queensland, as well as managing the Wind Development team in the business.
Qualifications and Honours
- Bachelor of Civil Engineering (University of Melbourne)
- Bachelor of Applied Science, Energy (Murdoch University)