Mark Austin

As Managing Director of Viridian Impact, Mark Austin is a strategic advisor to funds, family offices, CEOs, and institutions seeking to accelerate and impact the energy transition and low-carbon economy. He serves on the Board of Directors of both Alion Energy, a solar PV bifacial tracker company with deployments in North and South America, Asia and MENA, and CTC Global, a developer and manufacturer of high-efficiency power line overhead conductors certified to reduce greenhouse gasses, with projects in 60 countries for 250 utilities.

During the past decade, he has been a venture partner with an international venture capital fund focused on investments in clean and alternative energy, energy and resource efficiency, advanced materials and energy storage. For the past ten years, he has been a member of the Investor Advisory Board for National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL – US DOE National Lab), and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for NYSERDA.