Mr. Smith is the Controller of Bruin E&P Operating. Prior to joining Bruin, Mr. Smith served as Director of Corporate Accounting for Ensco plc, where he was responsible for oversight of the financial close process, control environment and cost optimization for the company’s corporate and global business units, as well as working alongside management on strategic financial analysis. Mr. Smith began his career at Ernst & Young, LLP where he spent eleven years serving a broad range of E&P companies. Mr. Smith also served as Ernst & Young’s Oil and Gas sector resident, where he worked closely with the firm’s strategic oil and gas clients and served as an industry expert within the firm. Mr. Smith is a Certified Public Accountant and holds Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Professional Accounting degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.