About ICF
Mark Wagner
Senior Vice President, Climate Change, Sustainability, and Chemicals Management
Mark has over four decades of experience managing technical, economic, and public policy analyses, as well as programmatic and organizational evaluations for public and private clients.

Mark has over four decades of experience managing technical, economic, and public policy analyses, as well as programmatic and organizational evaluations for public and private clients. His clients include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United Nations organizations, the World Bank (WB), the African Development Bank, the European Commission, the Global Environment Facility, the Green Climate Fund, USAID, multinational corporations, trade associations, and non-governmental organizations.

Mark provides strategic advice, technical and economic analysis, and policy expertise to support regulatory and voluntary compliance on ozone layer protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation, persistent organic pollutants, and chemicals management. He has extensive experience leading large‐scale, multi-disciplinary, multi-country evaluations of global programs, including independent assessment of the Climate Investment Funds, the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, and the Water and Sanitation Program for the WB and USAID. Mark also has expertise in carbon offset markets, particularly in the assessment of projects that lead to the destruction of ozone-depleting substances and other high global warming potential greenhouse gases. He has an understanding of international climate finance architecture, including engaging the private sector.

"Harmonized and streamlined country-owned development, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, is the approach all actors should take to achieve a sustainable future."
Education
  • B.S., Chemistry and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Publications
  • Glenn Francis Gallagher, Tao Zhan, Ying-Kuang Hsu, Pamela Gupta, James Pederson, Bart Croes, Donald R. Blake, Barbara Barletta, Simone Meinardi, Paul Ashford, Arnie Vetter, Sabine Saba, Rayan Slim, Lionel Palandre, Denis Clodic, Pamela Mathis, Mark Wagner, Julia Forgie, Harry Dwyer, Katy Wolf. (2014). High-Global Warming Potential F-gas Emissions in California: Comparison of Ambient-Based versus Inventory-Based Emission Estimates, and Implications of Refined Estimates. DOI: 10.1021/es403447v | Environ. Sci. Technol., 48 (2), pp 1084–1093.
  • Madronich, S, Wagner, M, and Groth, P. (2011). Influence of Tropospheric Ozone Control on Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation at the Surface. DOI: 10.1021/es200701q | Environ. Sci. Technol., 45 (16), pp 6919–6923.
  • Dellinger B, Lamb, CW, Pankaj, K, Lanza R, and Wagner M. (2010). Theoretical Estimation of Incinerability of Halons and HCFCs. Environmental Engineering Science, vol. 27, no. 7. DOI: 10.1089/ees.2009.0393.
  • Kyle JW, Hammitt JK, Lim HW, Geller AC, Hall-Jordan LH, Maibach EW, De Fabo EC, Wagner MC. (2008). Economic Evaluation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SunWise Program: Sun Protection Education for Young Children. Pediatrics 121(5), e1074-e1084.