Mark has over 30 years of experience in energy industries, including significant oilsands project experience as well as early stage technology commercialization. Previously he has held a variety of senior executive positions, primarily leading subsurface, facility and operations teams with Baytex Energy, Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Laricina Energy Limited, Deer Creek Energy Limited and PanCanadian Energy Corporation. He co-founded Alter NRG, a Canadian public alternate energy company involved in plasma gasification and waste to energy projects that he led from start up to sale. Mark has been directly involved in three IPO’s, numerous financing’s as well as being active as a Director for both not for profit and public Boards. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary, is a practicing member of APEGA and holds the ICD.D designation.