Carlos Salas is a professional geologist with over thirty years of wide-ranging industry experience in all facets of oil and gas exploration nd has held senior positions, along with directorships in public and private companies. Initially schooled as a fluvial sedimentologist (B.Sc. McMaster University, M.Sc. University of Ottawa, 1986), Mr. Salas has used his well-rounded technical background as an explorationist throughout the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, northern and eastern Canada, various basins throughout the United States and internationally. He is currently at Geoscience BC, a publicly-funded non-profit organization, in the capacity of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer where he is providing technical leadership to initiatives promoting informed resource management decision-making through earth science. He is also on Geoscience BC’s Board of Directors.