Anthony Paul is Principal Consultant at Association of Caribbean Energy Specialists (ACES) Ltd., a leading Caribbean oil, natural gas and power advisory firm, based in Trinidad and Tobago. In his 30 plus years in petroleum and mining, he has held technical, commercial, management and leadership roles, spanning the entire petroleum exploration and production value chain in Government and State and Multinational companies. As a consultant, he provides strategy, business development and implementation support through critical analysis of the inter-related policy, regulatory and technical and commercial industries facets. He draws on T&T’s extensive experiences in transmitting an integrated approach (the Trinidad and Tobago Model) for capacity development, local value addition and retention and good governance in support of sustainable development from extractives. He has worked in East, West & Southern Africa, Middle East, Central & Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, He holds a BSc(Hons) in Geology from Imperial College, University of London and an MS in Exploration Geophysics from the University of Houston, Texas.