- Trident Resources has announced the appointment of Adam Davidson as chief executive and a director, effective 10 October 2019.

Davidson has more than 10 years' experience in the natural resources sector, most recently at mining focused private equity firm Resource Capital Funds, where he had been a member of its investment team since 2014.

Prior to RCF, he held positions with BMO Capital Markets in metals and mining equity research and with Orica Mining Services in strategic planning.

Trident will appoint another senior investment professional shortly to support Davidson, in the role of vice president, corporate development.

On the appointment of Davidson as a director of the company becoming effective, Carmichael Olowoyo will stand down from Trident's board of directors with immediate effect.

James Kelly, non-executive chairman of Trident, said: 'To be able to attract someone of Adam's calibre is testament to the strength of the opportunity that Trident represents. I would like to express my gratitude to Carmichael for his service to the company, particularly for his assistance in the establishment of the company its successful capital raising and admission to trading on the main board of the London Stock Exchange.'

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