Speaker

Mark Little

CEO & Co-Founder

Jotson

Meet Mark:

Mark has 35+ years in the energy industry, including 23 years at Imperial/Exxon, and most recently President & CEO, Suncor Energy (2019-2022). During his career, Mark’s accountabilities have spanned from operations in the Wood Buffalo region, offshore East Coast Canada, the North Sea, Latin America, North Africa and the Near East. He continues to advocate for Canada’s energy industry, including emission reduction and emerging technologies, in an effort to improve our performance and strengthen our economy. 

Mark is on the Board of Directors of General Fusion, advisor to the Coalition for a Better Future, and strategic advisor to Cycle Capital. Past appointments and memberships include: Founding CEO, Pathways Alliance; Resource sector representative, Industry Strategy Council; Governor Oil & Gas, WEF; Council member for covid testing across Canada, CDL; Board of governors, Oil Sands CEO Council, executive committee, CAPP; Chair, Oil Sands Safety Association; Chair, Syncrude Canada; Member, Accenture Global Energy Board; Founding board member, Energy Safety Canada; Co-chair, Aboriginal Procurement Campaign, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business; Board member, Business Council of Canada. 

Born and raised in Calgary, Mark holds degrees in both computer science (University of Calgary) and applied petroleum engineering technology (SAIT). He is also a graduate of the advanced management program at Harvard Business School. From 2003 to 2007 he served as Honorary Colonel for the 409 and 441 Tactical Fighter Squadrons at 4 Wing Airforce Base in Cold Lake, AB; a role that reflected his commitment to the relationship between the Air Force, the community and industry.

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