Mark has more than 35 years of leadership experience in the Canadian energy industry, including 23 years at Imperial/Exxon, and most recently as President & CEO at Suncor Energy. During his career, Mark has led large complex organizations as they advance multi-billion-dollar energy projects, from conceptual design, development, and project implementation through to operations and maintenance. These projects have included the commercialization of many new technologies.
An advocate for the energy sector’s decarbonization efforts, Mark has led the startup and operation of large wind and biogas projects and is one of the founding CEOs of Pathways Alliance, an initiative that sets the six largest oil sands companies in Canada on a path to reach net-zero CO2 emissions.
In addition to General Fusion, Mark is the co-founder and CEO of Jotson Inc., a technology platform empowering Canadians to manage household energy consumption, costs, and emissions. He is also an advisor to the Coalition for a Better Future, and Cycle Capital.
Mark holds two degrees – one in computer science from the University of Calgary, and one in applied petroleum engineering technology from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.