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C. Derek Campbell

Chair, Board of Advisors

C. Derek Campbell – Chair, Board of Advisors

C. Derek Campbell is the Executive Chairman of AlphaSierra Group, which advises and invests across Energy, Natural Resource, and Infrastructure value-chains in the Emerging and Frontier markets – with an emphasis in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is also the Executive Chairman of African Metals Group, Ltd., a strategic metals/critical minerals/rare earth elements asset acquisition corporation. Additionally, Derek is the Executive Chairman of Energy & Natural Resource Security, Inc., an international security company providing “best-in-class” physical and cyber risk mitigation solutions for Critical Energy Infrastructure and Natural Resource assets.


Derek is an Advisory Board Member of the African Energy Chamber, where he sits on the premiere U.S.-Africa Energy Subcommittee. He is also a Distinguished Fellow with the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils, and a former principal committee member of the U.S. EXIM Bank’s 2020-21 Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee. Derek is a regular on the international Energy and Natural Resource lecture circuit, speaking as an authority on topics such as Energy Security, Energy Transition, and Extractive Industry geo-political market dynamics in Africa. He is also a retired Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.