Mark Le Dain - Validere
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Mark Le Dain
VP, Strategy

Credentials

Former Vice President Investment Banking

Barclays 

Former Investment Banking Associate

Barclays

Chartered Financial Analyst 

CFA Institute

Bachelor, Commerce

Queen’s University

 

Expertise

Energy Transition & ESG

Energy Market Trends 

Emerging Markets and Commodity Trends

Financial Markets and M&A

AI in Supply Chains

Mark is Validere’s Vice President of Strategy. He leads Validere’s strategic positioning and partnerships, along with supporting sales with unique client needs. 

 

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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