Mark Le Dain - Validere
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Mark Le Dain



Former Vice President Investment Banking


Former Investment Banking Associate


Chartered Financial Analyst 

CFA Institute

Bachelor, Commerce

Queen’s University



Energy Transition & ESG

Energy Market Trends 

Emerging Markets and Commodity Trends

Financial Markets and M&A

AI in Supply Chains

Mark has significant experience advising energy and infrastructure companies as an investment banker with Barclays, successfully completing over $18 billion of M&A transactions and $5 billion of capital markets transactions. He specialized in valuation and structuring, working on cross-border assignments between Canada, the US and Asia.


Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the Queen’s University School of Business and is a CFA charterholder.


Mark is passionate about education and is on the Board of Governors of Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School, and a proud partner and volunteer with Social Venture Partners Calgary.


He is also a published fiction author. On the weekends, he enjoys yoga and spending time with his wife and son.

Mark’s Press Appearances

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