Blackwell, Mark

Environmental Opportunity Fund Investment Analyst
Cenovus Energy
Mark joined Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) as an Advisor within the company’s corporate venture fund in early 2012. Within his role at Cenovus Mark works closely with the existing portfolio companies and internal operations team on assisting with technology transfer and early-adoption. Most recently, Mark worked as an Investment Banking Analyst within the Clean Technology & Power Division at CIBC World Markets where he evaluated merger and acquisition candidates and assisted in a series of private placements in the advanced biofuels sector. While at CIBC Mark worked directly with the Vice Chairman of Clean Technology and Renewable Energy in developing the investment banking and financing platform for the bank. Mark began his career at Enbridge Inc. where he worked with the Power Generation Business Development Team. While at Enbridge Mark participated in over $1.1B in acquisitions – most notably the $420MM acquisition of the 80MW Sarnia Solar Facility from First Solar. Mark is a graduate of the Energy Management & Finance Program at the University of Calgary (UofC) and was inducted into the Order of the UofC which recognizes outstanding academic achievement, leadership and commitment to the Calgary community.