Mark Lister

Head, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency

Mark Lister has a diverse background in sustainability, finance and energy policy.  After starting out in corporate finance Mark specialised in energy efficiency almost 20 years ago and has become a leading advocate for expanded energy efficiency deployment. During that time he has headed an ESCO association, founded a cross-sectoral energy efficiency NGO, worked on grassroots projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and lectured in postgraduate sustainable energy courses.

After a stint with ADB in the Philippines working to facilitate and scale up climate technology and energy efficiency investments in the Asia-Pacific, Mark now heads the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, the global energy efficiency hub of Sustainable Energy for All that aims to double the rate of global EE improvement by 2030. The Centre is accelerating working models for energy efficiency investment in key sectors in a range of countries and cities.