Mark W. Llamas Managing Director, Acquisitions & Divestitures, GMP FirstEnergy
Mr Llamas joined FirstEnergy in November 2009 following 10 years of M&A and A&D advisory experience with Tristone Capital and Waterous & Co, where he was Managing Director of their respective London operations. Mr Llamas has managed projects across the globe including corporate M&A projects, production and development asset transactions, strategic alternative processes and exploration farm-outs. Prior to working in the M&A/A&D advisory sector, Mr Llamas gained 13 years of technical experience with Shell, where he held a variety of geological and geophysical roles in both exploration and development teams and later as the Lead Geoscientist at a 3D visualization centre located within Imperial College, London University serving both academia and the oil and gas industry. Mr Llamas holds an honours degree in Geology and Biology and a Master of Science degree in Sedimentology, both from the University of London. He is a member of the PESGB (Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain) and serves as a member of the Steering Committee of the EPNG (European Petroleum Negotiators Group).