Partner, Proteus Environmental Technologies

Dr. Mark Bernstein is an innovative leader in value-based sustainability, marketing, research and strategic planning with 25 years’ pioneering energy and sustainable business solutions through robust analysis and innovative frameworks across private, public and non-profit sectors. Mark has most recently consulted with Midwestern BioAg a company focused on a more sustainable platform for agriculture.


Prior work has included the Clinton Administration’s White House Office of Science & Technology Policy where he led efforts on energy efficiency in housing and climate change technology strategies, MWW a top-10 independent marketing firm developing sustainability marketing and Pegasus Capital Advisors, a private equity firm where he led thought leadership efforts. Mark also helped create, and manage the University of Southern California’s Energy Institute where he was also a professor.


Mark has consulted for a wide variety of clients including Yellowstone National Park, Recommunity Recycling, LUX Technology Group, Southern California Edison, Metropolitan Water District, Rentech Inc., The World Bank, among others. He has worked in a variety of countries in Southeast Asia, Namibia, Africa , and Europe.


Mark holds a Ph.D. in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters and Bachelors in Mathematics.


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