Dean brings over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry both domestically and internationally working with junior, intermediate, senior and integrated multinational companies as well as time spent in the service sector. He has worked on exploration, production and development projects as well as A&D and corporate restructuring in North America, South America, Africa and the North Sea. Since 2003 Dean held senior management roles at Orion Oil & Gas Corporation, Crew Energy Inc., Pearl Exploration and Production Inc., and Real Resources. Most recently Dean was Chief Operating Officer of Caracal Energy Inc. After the sale of Caracal Energy Inc in 2014 he happily retired. Dean currently serves on the WPC Board and has been serving on the Board of Karate Alberta since 2014 as well as pursuing academic goals at the University of Calgary. Dean has a Bachelor of Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a registered engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Alberta.