Marc has over 35 years of international consulting and management experience in the fields of energy, climate, resiliency, resource conservation, and sustainability. Marc provides deep expertise in strategic planning, facilitation, program design, implementation, and evaluation. Marc brings a business lens and systems thinking to his practice and is proficient at working across the public, private, and non-profit sectors to achieve client outcomes.
Marc’s energy and climate related planning experience spans decades and includes policy analysis and least cost planning for utilities, developing comprehensive cross-sector energy strategies for the countries of Sudan and Pakistan, advising foundations investing in climate and clean energy solutions, assisting the state of Hawaii formulate a clean energy innovation strategic plan, and developing climate action plans for local governments in the Northwest including the City of Seattle, King County, Ashland Oregon, and the Methow Valley.
Marc has led and/or facilitated major projects to create strategic action plans in Washington State related to 1) safely managing and living with wildland fire, 2) the future of recycling, 3) biodiversity conservation, 4) the eliminating waste (moving “beyond waste”), and 5) achieving a sustainable future for the state. Many of these projects have involved designing and facilitating multi-stakeholder processes including organizing and facilitating technical working groups and translating complex science and analysis into clear, compelling presentations accessible by a wide range of stakeholders and the general public.
Marc joins the Clean Energy Transition Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2020 after serving as Founding President of CETI’s Board of Directors. He previously founded and served as President of Cascadia Consulting Group from 1993-2015 and most recently has provided strategic consulting services through The Caspian Group LLC. He has a master’s degree in Public and Private Management from Yale University.
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