Mark Teare is Senior Vice President of Exploration for Canacol Energy Ltd, the largest independent natural gas producer in Colombia. Previously, Mark was at AEC International and EnCana Corporation where he held a series of senior management positions in Ecuador and Brazil. Over his 35 year career, he has extensive experience with a number of senior international Canadian energy companies operating in North America, South America and Australasia. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Geology from McGill University.