Senator David Small

An established, respected and highly experienced figure on the Trinidad and Tobago energy scene, as well as an Independent Senator serving on the Energy Select Committee, before joining NiQuan Energy Trinidad, Limited as Group Vice President of Global Services, David Small was the Director of Policy and International Relations at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs. In this role, he was responsible for providing strategic policy advice to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. David was also a part of the core team that, in 2001-2002, developed and implemented the Natural Gas Master Plan for Trinidad and Tobago.

Appointed Lead Contact for the Government’s African Energy Initiative to provide energy strategy and policy advice to energy producing African nations, David also served on the Executive Board of the Qatar-based Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) where he was instrumental in bringing the organization into formal international status. 

David has served on the Board of Directors of the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (NGC) for nine years (2002-2010) where, among other roles, he was the Chairman of the Board’s Finance Committee. From 2008 to 2010, he was the Chairman of the Board of two special purpose subsidiaries of the NGC and from 2008 to 2010, he was a Director on the board of Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited.

David holds a Master in Business Administration from Middlesex University in London and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Natural Gas Economics and Management from the College of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Oxford (now Oxford-Princeton).


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