C. Derek Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer of Energy & Natural Resource Security, Inc., he leads the strategic engagements of the company and directs the development of all market entry strategies.
From January 2007 to June 2012, Derek was the Managing Director of Accession International, Inc. where he guided his team in developing business for multinational extractive industry and infrastructure development firms throughout Western and Central Africa/the Gulf of Guinea, with particular focus in Nigeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, and Gabon.
From mid-2012 to late-2018, Campbell served as the Chief Executive Officer of TransGenerational (TransGen) Energy, Inc., where he lead all strategic engagements of the company and managed all strategic corporate activity.
During his time as an energy and extractive industry professional, Campbell developed a niche expertise in the energy security space, where he leads ENRS’s efforts to raise awareness regarding the growing need for increased security and risk mitigation measures for critical energy infrastructure assets – ultimately ensuring greater energy resiliency for ENRS’s clients.
In the public sector, during 2016, Campbell served as a Special Security Advisor for the U.S. Special Envoy’s Office on South Sudan, where he lead the South Sudanese Ministry of Interior in the development and implementation of the Joint Operations Center (JOC) which is charged with de-militarizing and establishing police primacy for security in the capital city of Juba, South Sudan.