Mauricio Vargas

Director, BioEnergy & EPC, Lockheed Martin Energy

Mauricio (Mo) A. Vargas is the business leader for the BioEnergy and EPC line of business for Lockheed Martin Energy.

In this capacity, Mr. Vargas is responsible for the strategic growth of Lockheed Martin’s BioEnergy and EPC programs, as well as the planning, growth, execution and risk management of all current programs and new business for Bionergy and EPC.

Mr. Vargas has over 20 years of experience in both the commercial and defense industries. Prior to his current position, he served as the business development lead of MST’s bioenergy and advanced materials market segments.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Vargas served as the executive vice president for corporate development at Plasco Energy Group, where he was responsible for strategic initiatives, business development and project finance. He also served as president of AES North America Business Development, where he focused on developing and acquiring energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, and as chief executive officer of Greenhouse Gas Services, a joint venture between GE Energy Financial Services and the AES Corporation. He also had executive positions with GE and Siemens.

Mr. Vargas holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in combustion technology from the University of California-Irvine and an MBA from the University of Southern California.