ACEF Speaker

Mark Lister

Asia Clean Energy Partners

After starting out in corporate finance, Mark specialized in energy efficiency almost 20 years ago and has become a leading advocate for expanded energy efficiency deployment. During that time he has been involved with EE industry advocacy in Australia, 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 Asia-Pacific, Mark led the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, the global energy efficiency hub of Sustainable Energy for All that aims to double the rate of global energy efficiency improvement by 2030. In January 2020, Mark was appointed Chair of the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO). Mark has a Master’s Degree in Social Science (Environmental Policy) from RMIT University. He is based in Melbourne, Australia.


  • Pre-Forum Event: Meeting Asia’s Energy Demand with 24/7 Renewable Energy Supply hosted by REN21
  • Pre-Forum Event: From Pledge to Action: Energy Efficiency in the Asia Pacific (Roundtable) hosted by CLASP, Mission Efficiency, and SEforAll