Energy for Growth Hub


Mark Thurber

Associate Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development

Stanford University

Areas of Expertise

Natural Gas TechnologyElectric UtilitiesRenewable EnergyCarbon Markets

Mark Thurber is a Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub where he leads on issues related to natural gas. Mark is Associate Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford University and affiliated with the Precourt Institute for Energy and the Stanford Natural Gas Initiative. Mark’s research focuses on how energy services can more effectively be delivered to low-income populations. Previously, Mark worked in the high-tech industry, focusing on manufacturing operations in Mexico, China, and Malaysia. He is the editor of Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply and The Global Coal Market. Mark holds a PhD from Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering (Thermosciences) and a B.S.E. from Princeton University in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.


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