Mark is an experienced power sector financier, specialising in renewable energy project finance.  After 30 years in investment banking, private equity and investment management, he is currently Chief Investment Officer of GRIDSERVE, a developer, constructor, owner and operator of energy storage and sustainable energy projects.  His career began at Kleinwort Benson (later Dresdner Kleinwort), advising and lending to many landmark transactions in the power sector across South America, South-East Asia, North Africa and Europe, before joining Société Générale where he initiated their lending to renewable energy, restructured distressed power projects and worked on asset acquisitions in the power sector.  Subsequently he established Investec Bank's Power & Renewable Energy project finance team, which won mandates to provide over €1 billion of debt facilities and pioneered mezzanine lending in the renewable energy sector, financing over 1,000MW of renewable energy projects across Europe.