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© 2019 by Mark Konold

About Me

Project development professional with strong leadership skills and expertise in energy resilience and climate adaptation in private, public, and non-profit sectors. Strengths include policy, finance, technology, and regulatory reform in domestic and emerging markets, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean.

Proven ability to combine technical aptitude and operations management in large companies and start-ups. Repeated success maintaining positive and productive attitude in fast-paced and demanding environments while providing vision, direction and management to teams and stakeholders in support of complex objectives. Highly effective public speaking and writing skills. Proficiency in Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

Jakinda Consulting  (2018 - Present)

Principal

U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives  (2015-2018)
Contract Support
Senior Project Developer/Portfolio Manager

Worldwatch Institute  (2010 - 2015)

Caribbean Program Manager, Climate & Energy Team

EDUCATION

Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

M.A. International Relations and Economics

​Marquette University
B.S. Electrical Engineering

CERTIFICATES & ORGANIZATIONS

Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2010
 

Security Clearance: Top Secret
 

Senior Fellow, Worldwatch Institute
 

Renewable Energy in Central America (RECAM)
(Advisory Board member)