Mark has over a decade of international experience in venture capital and startups across the industrial, environmental, and digital domains. Mark is currently an early-stage venture investor in BDC Capital?s Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund. Since joining BDC in 2014, he has invested in Bit Stew Systems (acquired by GE), Librestream, Neurio, GaN Systems, and DarkVision.
He previously worked in Europe with BP Ventures, at impact-driven investor Bridges Ventures, and at Telegraph Hill Capital, a seed investor in Barcelona and San Francisco. Prior to this, he led product development at Trucost (acquired by S&P); helped build the first sustainability-enhanced investment strategy at Inflection Point Capital Management, with $1B AUM; and worked in engineering at Ferus (acquired by EMG), an energy industry services company.
Mark has been recognized by Corporate Knights as a ?Top 30 Under 30 Leader.? He was instrumental in the investment with Bit Stew Systems that won the CVCA Deal of the Year Award in 2016.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Mark holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona. He received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from McGill University.
Mark has worked to move forward the sustainability agenda. He has authored several publications on investing and sustainability, most notably as a co-author for Evolutions in Sustainable Investing (Wiley), with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and the ground-breaking study, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity.
In his spare time, Mark loves to travel, explore the outdoors, and is an avid surfer.
As a member of Class 23, Mark is serving his fellowship at BDC Venture Capital under the mentorship of Senior Managing Partner Tony Van Bommel and Partner Geoff Catherwood.