Mr Mangal is a senior Guyanese professional with over 30 years of international executive experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr Mangal founded TOTALTEC Oilfield Services (Guyana) shortly after the 2015 discovery by ExxonMobil in Guyana, where he serves as a CEO and Chairman. Mr Mangal is also a Company Director for TOTAL-BASE Services, Jaguar Oilfield Services and the International Petroleum and Maritime Academy. Mr Mangal is also one of the founding Guyanese partners of Guyana Shore Base Inc, the largest indigenous Guyanese port, services, and infrastructure company on shore Guyana supporting the offshore energy industry. Besides being an entrepreneur, Lars has personally invested and been passionately committed to the development of young Guyanese men and women to successfully participate in its fast-emerging industry, to that end his companies and affiliates have recruited, trained, and developed over 1000 Guyanese and today have over 96% Guyanese employed in operations, many of whom have progressed into managerial and supervisory positions. As a Guyanese, Mr Mangal brings world class experience and knowledge of the industry to support and develop Guyanese indigenous content and capacity.