P80 Group Foundation
Mark Wootten Grobmyer, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from Washington and Lee University and then studied law at the University of Arkansas School of Law where he was awarded his Jurist Doctor Degree. He also studied international law and business at the University of Exeter in England.
In private law practice, Mr. Grobmyer served as Chairman of an American Bar Association Committee on Financial Services. He also served for many years as Senior Partner of a commercial law firm where his legal practice focused on International and Financial Services Law. While practicing law, Mr. Grobmyer also served as a Special Supreme Court Justice.
He has also served as a Senior Advisor to the American Gas Association, the American Society of Association Executives, the International Sister Cities Conference, The World Trade Association, The International Gas Center, the International Unconventional Energy Association, the International Center for Sustainable Development, the Congressional Awards Foundation and Chief Executive Magazine, the “Club Journal” of Fortune 1000 CEOs.
Recently Mr. Grobmyer is serving as a member of the Blue Ribbon Climate Panel, which is addressing how best to deal with methane as a damaging greenhouse gas. Mr. Grobmyer also serves as Managing Director of the Global Technology Deployment Initiative (GTDI) which assists technology companies, especially clean technologies, in accelerating their deployment internationally.
Mr. Grobmyer worked to organize and coordinate involved a joint meeting of the Club de Madrid (more than 93 former Presidents and Prime Ministers of more than 60 nations) and the P80 Group Foundation (works with world’s largest pension, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies). This conference led to the signing of the Little Rock Accord, to mobilize billions of dollars to finance the deployment of technologies which can help address growing shortages of resources related to energy, water, clean air, food and medical services.
Mr. Grobmyer currently serves as a Managing Director of the P80 Group Foundation, which has established a Joint Task Force with the Club de Madrid to work to implement the Accord.