Mark Sylvia joined BlueWave as a Managing Director in January 2015 to help the company expand its solar development portfolio nationally and internationally.
He participates on the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s Policy Committee and Solar Working Group and was recently elected to the New York Solar Energy Industry Association’s (NYSEIA) Board of Directors.
Mr. Sylvia is a former senior energy official in the Patrick Administration having served as the first Green Communities Division Director as well as Department of Energy Resources Commissioner and most recently as Undersecretary for Energy. He and his team implemented nation-leading policies, leading to the number-one ranking in energy efficiency four years in a row and surpassing the Governor’s ambitious goal of developing 250 megawatts of solar energy by 2017 four years early. Mr. Sylvia also spent 11 years in municipal government including as Town Manager for the Town of Plymouth from 2005 to 2009.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from the American University in Washington D.C.