"Mark Anthony Crump Hanson was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. in November 2011. He is a qualified barrister and solicitor and was Chief Executive Officer of Global Banking Corporation in Bahrain from 2006 to 2008. Mr Hanson has extensive regulatory and corporate governance experience having served as a director on several boards and having advised a number of clients in the Middle and Far East during his 34 year career. His previous experience includes the listing in Hong Kong and New York of Shanghai Petrochemical Company, the first mainland upstream Chinese oil company to list outside of the People’s Republic of China, and oil and gas projects in Saudi Arabia. Mr Hanson served as Chief Executive of Bain Securities Limited, Managing Director of Peregrine Capital Limited, Deputy CEO at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and COO of Crosby Financial Holdings. In addition, he was responsible for the establishment of ABN AMRO’s investment banking and equity capital market operations in Saudi Arabia." 
- Director, Gulf Keystone Petroleum
Resources and articles
- Gulf Keystone Petroleum Board, organizational web page, accessed September 25, 2012.