Mark is one of the primary investors in Vervantis Inc. Mark is an experienced energy professional with over 20 years spent in the global energy wholesale, retail, and advisory space. Recognized as one of the industry's leading authorities on energy risk management, Mark obtained his MSc in finance from London Business School in 1998 and received the prestigious Accomplished Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 award from the London Business School Alumni.
Founded in 2016, Vervantis is an independent specialist in energy management solutions for industrial and commercial businesses, focusing on the North American electricity and natural gas markets.
Prior to Vervantis, in 2001, Mark founded Encore International where he built an energy services business specializing in energy price risk management for large energy consumers. He successfully sold Encore in 2010 to M&C Energy Group, where he took on the role of CEO of the entire group. He grew the business organically and through acquisitions, transforming it into a global platform that served over 1,000 of the world's largest energy consumers who represent over $12bn in energy spend. He sold M&C to Schneider Electric in June of 2012.