Cleantech company Ener-G-Rotors announced that Mark Austin, U.S.- based Venture Partner for Bright Capital, has joined Ener-G-Rotors' Board of Directors.
According to a release, Austin has been a Venture Partner with Bright Capital since 2011, where he focuses primarily on the energy and cleantech sectors, providing leadership and support to develop the U.S. pipeline, due diligence, investment review, portfolio company strategy and board advisory, and CEO mentorship. Austin also provides co-investor and strategic partner relations, LP support, thought leadership, and investment theme assessment for Bright Capital.
"We are delighted to have Mark join us," said Michael Newell, CEO of Ener-G-Rotors. "Having known Mark for years now, we look forward to sharing in his experience and business savvy as Ener-G-Rotors takes the next steps to commercialization."
Prior to his work with Bright Capital, the company noted, Austin has been an accomplished leader, strategic growth advisor, and serial entrepreneur in electro-optics, medical devices and advanced materials. As a strategic growth advisor, he applied his knowledge of finance, intellectual property, technology commercialization, business development, and strategy to advise CEOs of tech-based ventures and growth companies across a wide range of industries in energy, efficiency, industrial biotech/biofuels, cleantech and nanotechnologies.
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