Mark Vickers is an experienced public and private sector complex risk consultant, with a focus on financing projects in energy and infrastructure. He was Director of Project Finance for NuGen’s planned 3.8GW new nuclear plant in Cumbria in the UK and is a director of a new energy start up technologies platform. Mark was previously a commerical & investment risk advisor at The Crown Estate, focused on new marine energy technology investments in UK waters, such as wave & tidal power, floating wind turbines and offshore transmission grids. He is also an officer in the RNR, having served on a range of maritime security operations and exercises. With qualifications in law, accounting, finance and risk, Mark has worked in a range of major banks, private equity funds, corporates and professional advisory firms.