Mark Jariabka was a Transatlantic Fellow with Ecologic. His work focused on climate change policy, especially with regard to the Arctic and Small Island Developing States. He also worked on issues related to energy, water, and indigenous rights. Mark Jariabka is a native English speaker and speaks intermediate French and a basic knowledge of German.
Mark Jariabka completed his Juris Doctorate at New York University School of Law, focusing on environmental and human rights law. While seeking his J.D., he worked with Natural Resources Defense Council on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, as well as with Human Rights Watch and the European Roma Rights Center. After finishing law school, Mark practiced health care law at Tucson Medical Center, a nonprofit health care provider in Arizona, and then later worked for Vinson & Elkins in New York in the finance and the mergers and acquisitions departments. Unitl 2008 he has been serving as pro-bono counsel and board member of Islands First, a non-governmental organization based in New York.
Before law school, Mark Jariabka studied biology and chemistry, receiving a Bachelors of Health Science from the University of Arizona.