The people behind Phoenix Solar
Our core management team has over 50 years of combined experience in the PV and renewable energy sector, knowledge which gives us a leading edge when providing innovative solar energy products and solutions to meet our clients’ long term needs.
Phoenix Solar has grown from a three-man operation to thirty employees working in the areas of design, procurement, sales & marketing, business development and project management.
Phoenix Solar benefits from a multicultural and diversified team covering twelve nationalities and a variety of skills, with a strong grip on client relationships and PV industry trends.
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Mark Argar was appointed Phoenix Solar Senior Vice President for Asia/Pacific, effective March 2017. Mark joined Phoenix from Bechtel Infrastructure, leaving his role as Vice-President for Business Development for Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Bechtel he was CEO of a design and build consultancy in Manila delivering civil and military infrastructure in the Philippines and Cambodia. He also assumes responsibility as General Manager of Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd, Singapore, Phoenix Solar Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as well as Phoenix Solar Philippines Inc., Manila, Philippines.
From 2007 to 2012 Mark was instrumental in the construction of two of the earliest wind farms in Brazil, including closing out the debt financing during the height of the global financial crisis. During his tenure as General Manager of Pacific Hydro, Brazil, this company was involved in the development, financing, construction and asset management of renewable assets related to wind, solar and hydroelectricity. Prior to 2007 he served for 6 years in Latin America as senior diplomat for the Australian Government.