Mark Bauer brings more than 30 years’ experience as a professional in the renewable energy, oil and gas, unconventional oil recovery, mining and power industries to his role as Director of Projects at Aries Clean Technologies.
Mr. Bauer is experienced in assembling, motivating and leading multicultural teams for “Fast Track” construction and operations. His experience includes support for Project Finance, IFC, US EXIM and Private Equity as well as management of reliable, efficient, safe and cost-effective operations and maintenance of revenue producing assets. He was a founding partner in obtaining $168 million in private equity funding for the startup of Green Earth Fuels.
Mr. Bauer has direct experience implementing over $2.5 billion in new projects in international and domestic locations and clearly understands and knows how to apply the lessons learned working in culturally diverse and environmentally extreme locations. As Director of International Engineering and Operations for the El Paso Corporation’s Global Power group, Mr. Bauer was responsible for operation of over 3,500 MW of power generation in seven different countries.
His specialties include project development and construction on international and domestic projects. In addition to Green Earth Fuels and Global Power, he has been on the team with EP Energy, Nations Energy, Southern Peru Copper Corporation, Red Leaf Resources and Chugach Electric.
Mr. Bauer holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Alaska in Mechanical Engineering, and from Oregon State University in Biology. He is also MSHA 5000-23 certified.