Gary Mar assumed the role of President and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) in December 2018. Prior to joining PSAC, Gary worked as an independent consultant for both Chinese and Canadian companies seeking assistance with trans Pacific trade and investment. He previously served as the Province of Alberta’s Representative in Asia from 2011 to 2015. Gary also served as the Official Representative (Minister-Counselor) of the Province of Alberta to the United States of America in Washington D.C., from 2007 to 2011. He worked extensively with the Alberta energy sector on advocacy issues in Washington D.C. and many U.S. States.