Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Markus Specks has been our Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development since August 2020. Mr. Specks is an energy investor with significant experience sourcing, structuring and executing complex transactions. He was most recently a Managing Director with Värde Partners, a global alternative investment advisor managing approximately $14 billion in assets, where he was employed from July 2008 to June 2020. Mr. Specks opened and was Head of Värde’s Houston office, where he focused on investments across the energy landscape, including upstream, power, renewables and energy infrastructure. He began his career in investment banking at Lazard. Mr. Specks received his B.A. from Lawrence University.