Director of Community Programs, Student Energy
As the Director of Community Programs, Marcus leads a portfolio of Student Energy’s energy education, and skill building programs, supporting youth to take action on energy in their local communities and advance their clean energy careers. Specifically, Marcus oversees Student Energy Chapters, a global network of over 40 student-led, post-secondary clubs, as well as the 10-month virtual Student Energy Fellowship Program.
Marcus is currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to joining Student Energy, he completed his Bachelors of International Economics from the University of British Columbia, where he conducted his undergraduate research on the impact of entertainment media, specifically of Brazilian soap operas, on gender equality in Brazil. Marcus has a passion for travelling the world and trying new foods. When he isn’t working, he spends his time reading, and cooking for family and friends.