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Leadership Team

Our team has deep expertise in the Energy, Healthcare and Financial Services industries. We take pride in our ability to deliver fast, effective solutions for our clients. Get to know our leadership team.

Adrian Travis

Adrian Travis President

Makes it happen in the Energy , Healthcare, and Financial Services industries.

As a global thought leader and one of Canada’s most accomplished management consultants, Adrian Travis has 15 years of management consulting experience and has been the driving force behind Trindent Consulting's success since 2008.

With deep expertise across these industries, Adrian has successfully delivered multiple structured profit improvement projects globally, totaling over $2 Billion in delivered savings.

Prior to joining Trindent, Adrian was a senior manager with a Toronto-based operations consultancy conducting improvement projects in the United States, Canada and Japan. He is a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserves and held the rank of Captain.

Adrian’s interests include long-distance running, travel, and spending time with his family.

Education:
• Master of Science in Management with Distinction, London School of Economics
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Royal Military College of Canada

Languages:
• English, fluent
• French, fluent
• Japanese, functional





Steve Atkinson

Steve Atkinson Vice President, Business Analysis

A highly experienced management consultant, Steve leads the Assessment phase of the Trindent Engagement process.

With 15 years of consulting experience, Steve has worked with a diverse client base of Fortune 500, Private Equity and SMEs in Asia, Europe and North America, with a focus on Financial Services, Health Care and Oil & Gas.

Having first joined Trindent in 2009, Steve is well versed in the Trindent methodology that allows us to quickly identify and understand the needs of our clients and to develop practical and effective solutions that have delivered over $1 Billion in financial improvements to over 100 organizations.

Education:
• Master of Business Administration, Richard Ivey School of Business
• Master of Information Science, University of Western Ontario
• BA (Hons), University of Western Ontario

Languages:
• English, fluent





Aaron Merkle

Aaron Merkle Vice President, Finance

With over ten years of experience in public accounting and corporate finance, Aaron Merkle is responsible for the overall financial management of Trindent Consulting. Aaron began his career in the assurance practice of a global accounting firm, and prior to joining Trindent in 2015, he was a finance manager for a Canadian publicly-traded infrastructure company.

Aaron’s personal interests include carpentry and music.

Education:
• Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario
• Bachelor of Commerce, University of Toronto

Languages:
• English, fluent





David Kerry

David Kerry Senior Engagement Manager

A senior transformational leader and registered professional engineer, David has over 10 years’ experience in engineering, project management, and operations consulting throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He is a relentless problem solver, and specializes in fostering collaboration across functional areas and organizational boundaries, and generating continuous improvement optimized for a global customer experience and financial benefit.

Starting his career as a field engineer with a leading oilfield services company, David quickly grew into senior engineering and management roles. Prior to joining Trindent, David was the Director of Engineering and Maintenance for a Canadian transportation company.

David's personal interests include downhill skiing, traveling, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Education:
• Master of Business Administration, Texas A&M University-Commerce
• Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical), University of New Brunswick

Languages:
• English, Fluent
• French, Conversational