IPPSA 26th Annual Conference. March 15-17, 2020. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Mark A. Scholz

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC)

As President, Mark is the voice of the Canadian drilling and service rig industry, promoting safer and more efficient operations through advocacy, communications and needed products and services.

Mark is the official spokesperson for Oil Respect, a campaign to give regular Canadians an opportunity to stand up and demand respect for Canada’s oil and gas sector.

Mark shares a passion for the oil and gas industry and the benefits it provides to so many Canadians. He uses his position to educate and engage government and the public on the importance of the industry.

Mark is also a director of the Energy Safety Canada Board of Directors, the safety association of the upstream oil and gas industry, and a member of its Governance and Compensation Committee. He is an active member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has completed the Not-for-Profit Governance Essential Program through the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Mark holds a degree in economics and a degree in political science from the University of Calgary. He completed a Masters’ of Business Administration from the Haskayne School of Business.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys camping with his family.