Mark Crowdis – CTEC2017

Mark Crowdis

Mark Crowdis

Mark Crowdis

President of 127 Energy, LLC

Mark Crowdis has a leading role in driving renewable energy investments at 127 Energy, LLC (127), from sourcing deals to strategic direction. He began his career in renewable energy in 1997 by identifying, planning and launching a new business line for Green Mountain Energy. After three years of service he declined an opportunity to move to Houston and founded Think Energy, Inc. in 2000 building on his years of experience in the energy and environmental sectors. In addition to his leadership responsibilities for Think Energy, within the team Mark provided significant expertise on the electrical energy industry including China, India, the Caribbean, etc., having successfully developed and managed new portfolios of renewable energy products in working on more than 1 gigawatt of projects.  Mark has direct insight on the retail and wholesale electricity markets and has leveraged that knowledge when helping clients define, acquire and implement renewable energy systems. Mark also drew upon an extensive background in sales and marketing when helping new renewable energy companies bring products to market quickly and profitably. Mark is a creative problem solver and is adept at corporate collaborations and negotiations. Mark is a true entrepreneurial spirit, having started his first business before he graduated college. He holds a B.A. in History from University of California- Davis and a M.S. from the Johns Hopkins University in Environmental Science and Policy.

Speakers

James Whittaker

Founder, GreenTech Group; Founder and President, Cayman Islands Renewable Energy Association (CREA); Founder, Project Green School

Sacha Tibbetts

Vice President, Customer Service and Technology, Caribbean Utilities Company, Cayman Islands

Hon. D. Kurt Tibbetts, OBE, JP, MLA

Minister of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure, Cayman Islands

Steven Schiffbauer

Sustainability Coordinator, NCB Group

Tessa Williams Robertson

Head, Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Unit, Office of Vice-President (Operations), Caribbean Development Bank

Dr the Honourable Kedrick Pickering

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources & Labour, British Virgin Islands

Bjørnulf Østvik

Chairman and CEO of VikingPeak Energy

Eileen O’Rourke

President, OTEC International LLC, and CFO, The Abell Foundation, Inc.

Jeane Nikolai

Director of Energy, Government of Bermuda

J-Paul Morgan

CEO of the Utility Regulation and Competition Office of the Cayman Islands (OfReg)

Dr Peter Lilienthal

CEO of HOMER Energy

Hugo Hodge

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Caribbean Basin, for Tantalus Systems

Dr Devon Gardner

Programme Manager for Energy and Head of the Energy Unit at the Caribbean Community Secretariat

Dr James Fletcher

Former Minister for Sustainable Development, Saint Lucia

Chris Duggan

Vice President and Head of Community Development, Dart Enterprises

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