Craig Bridgman – Founder and Chairman of East African Oilfield Services

We are pleased to welcome Craig Bridgman, as a guest speaker at the 5th Africa Business Forum and to the B2B meeting in Dubai. Craig Bridgman is Founder and Chairman of East African Oilfield Services – one of the fastest growing companies in East Africa. EAOS is a leading provider of diversified solutions and rental equipment used in energy, alternative energy, infrastructure and construction. Craig is also a Founder and Director of Earth Africa. Earth Africa provides production enhancement services to oil and gas companies in Africa. Earth Africa employs a range of proprietary technologies and processes developed to increase production from existing producing wells, with minimal intervention, low cost and low ongoing maintenance. Prior to his work in Africa, Craig was as an investment banker in Calgary and Dubai where he was Global Head of Investment Banking for Clarkson Capital Markets. He has successfully raised over $6 billion in equity capital for global growth companies. Craig is also a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and previously practiced law in the areas of Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions in Toronto. Craig has also been awarded the Corporate Finance Qualification from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Craig also earned a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.