After starting out in corporate finance, Mark Lister specialized in energy efficiency (EE) almost 20 years ago and has become a leading advocate for expanded EE deployment. He has been involved with industry advocacy in Australia, worked on grassroots projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and lectured in postgraduate sustainable energy courses. After a stint working at ADB in the Philippines to facilitate and scale up climate technology and EE investments in Asia-Pacific, he led the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, the global EE hub of ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ that aims to double the rate of global EE improvement by 2030. Mr. Lister is now a Managing Partner of Asia Clean Energy Partners, an international firm that provides consulting, advisory, and project origination services related to the energy sector, working to support the acceleration of clean energy deployment and achieve greater speed and greater scale with a focus on markets in Asia and the Pacific. He has a Master’s Degree in Social Science (Environmental Policy) from RMIT University and is also a Director of the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO).