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Mark D. Safty

Mark D. Safty

Adjunct Professor

Mark Safty was appointed as the Wirth Chair in Sustainability at the University of Colorado in 2013. The Wirth Chair is housed within the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado-Denver and honors the environmental and sustainable development achievements of former U.S. Senator, and Undersecretary of State and President of the United Nations Foundation, Tim Wirth.

Mr. Safty is a partner and Chair of the Energy and Infrastructure Group at Holland & Hart, LLP, where for more than 25 years he has represented companies operating on five continents in virtually every type of infrastructure development and financing transaction. He has extensive experience developing and financing projects in the renewable energy, healthcare, water, wastewater, and transportation sectors.  He also teaches Renewable Energy Law and Policy courses at the Denver University and University of Colorado Law Schools.