Mark Bridgers is a consultant to the engineering and construction industry and leads a Global Energy Vertical Market team. He works with global energy firms, pipeline companies, local distribution companies, electric transmission/ distribution utilities and power generators to support the planning, design and constitution of capital assets. As a recognized expert in capital construction and operational challenges, Bridgers was recently honored with membership in the Society of Gas Operators (SOGO). He is an avid educator, trainer and writer with more than 20 years of international expertise with in-depth knowledge of the global energy markets, electric/gas utility concerns, financial topics and the surety and reinsurance markets.