Board of Directors
Bruce Alan Ian Dingwall, CBE
Bruce has over thirty (30) years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Bruce founded Trinity in 2005 with the acquisition of Venture Production Plc’s Trinidadian assets. Bruce founded Venture Production in 1997 around the central strategy of assisting the major operators in releasing value from assets that were, to them, no longer material. Venture was sold to Centrica for over $2 billion following a hostile takeover. At the time of the takeover Venture was producing 45,000 boepd and had reserves of 225 mmb.
Bruce is a Geologist and studied at Aberdeen University. He began his career with Exxon as a Geophysicist in the North Sea before moving to London and Scottish Marine Oil (“Lasmo”) where he held numerous senior management roles in its South-East Asian operations.
Executive Director, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Jeremy Bridglalsingh is a qualified Accountant (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, 2006) with a BSc. in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies (2000).
Prior to joining Trinity in 2012, he worked in financial services at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Trinidad and Tobago) and Operis Group plc (London), mainly in an advisory role on various transactions across a number of jurisdictions.
In the past six (6) years with Trinity he has held roles across the financial, ICT and supply chain disciplines. He currently holds the roles of Chief Financial Officer of Trinity since January 2016 and most recently Managing Director since March 2019.
James Menzies who is based in London joined Trinity in June 2017. James is currently chief executive officer of Coro Energy plc. As a qualified Geophysicist, James brings to the Board a broad range of industrial and corporate expertise as he has thirty two (32) years of experience within the oil and gas industry both as a technical practitioner and as a Senior Executive.
James founded Salamander Energy plc in 2004 and was the Chief Executive Officer up until its takeover by Ophir Energy that valued the business at US$850 million.
Angus Winther has spent twenty seven (27) years working in the investment banking industry, primarily advising clients in the insurance and financial services industries. He started his career with Chase Manhattan Bank, before becoming the youngest partner at Phoenix Securities, an independent investment banking firm which was subsequently acquired by Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.
He co-founded Lexicon Partners, a London based investment banking advisory firm, in 2000 and was closely involved in the leadership of that firm until it was acquired by Evercore in 2011. He served as a senior adviser at Evercore until October 2016, when he left the firm to pursue other interests. He is a non-executive director of Hiscox Syndicates Limited (a Lloyd’s managing agent) and of the Mako Group (a London based financial services business), a member of the advisory board of Haggie Partners LLP (a financial communications firm), and a trustee of several charities. He has a degree in Politics from Durham University.
David Segel is the founding partner of the Mako Group (est. 1999), a London based financial services business, and currently serves as the Mako Group’s Chairman. He also operates a portfolio of businesses in media and technology.
He co-founded Mpower Pictures, LLC in 2006, which is an independent motion picture production company. He co-founded The Video Genome Project (The VGP) in 2013, a video metadata insights business that analyses the actual content of movies and television content. The VGP was acquired by Hulu in 2016. Mr. Segel has been on the Board of Alpha USA and Alpha International since 2004 and he has served on the Advisory Board of the Yale Divinity School since 2011. He attended Yale University and earned a B.A. in Physics and Philosophy in 1986.
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Clayton has provided strategic and corporate finance advice to, and has been a non-executive director of, a number of public and private oil and gas companies since 2007. Prior to that, he held a series of senior oil and gas corporate finance roles, including Global Co-Head of Oil and Gas Corporate Finance for Canaccord Adams and Global Head of Oil and Gas Corporate Finance for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
Mr. Clayton started his career with BP, before moving into financial services where he specialised in the oil and gas sector. He brings to the Board 37 years of experience within the oil and gas sector both as a practitioner, a director, and as an adviser. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Alpha Petroleum Resources Limited.