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    Professor Akin Akindoyeni OFR, mni

Chairman of Council
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Building (B.Bldg) with Honours – Melbourne
–    Master of Science (MSc) Building – New South Wales
–    Graduate Diploma (GD) in Operations Research – New South Wales. All obtained from Australia
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Building
–    Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveying
–    Fellow, Society of Construction Industry Arbitrators
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Member, National Institute of Nigeria
–    Member, Institute of Management Consultants
–    Member, Australian Institute of Building
–    Member, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
EXPERIENCE
–    Professor of Building
–    Professor of Quantity Surveying
–    Past Director General, Institute of Policy & Strategic Studies Kuru, Nigeria
–    past Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo, Nigeria
–    past Director of Physical Planning, National Universities Commission (NUC)
–    former Dean, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Jos, Nigeria
–    former Chairman, Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria
–    Chief Consultant, Akin-Lane Consultants Ltd
–    Current research interest – Oil and Gas and Hydrocarbon Policy Studies, etc


Professor John Ndanusa Akanya OON

Chairman, Quality & Standardization Directorate
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Science(BSc), Biochemistry from the Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria, Nigeria
–    Master of Science (MSc),Biochemistry  from the Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria, Nigeria
–    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical Chemistry from the Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (MIST), United Kingdom
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Fellow, Academy of Entrepreneurial Studies
EXPERIENCE
–    Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Standards Practitioner
–    Past Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria
–    Former Deputy Chairman, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology, Nigeria
–    Senior Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
–    Senior Lecturer, Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria
–    Board Member, Dufil Group (Multinational)
–    Current research interest – Oil and Gas standardization and total quality management, etc.


Professor Charity Udokamma Emaviwe

Deputy Chairman of Council
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Laws& Letters(LL.B) from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
–    Barrister at Law (BL) – Nigerian Law School
–    Master of Science (LL.M) from the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
–    Doctor of Laws (PhD) Environmental Law from the Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research
–    & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
–    Member, Nigerian Bar Association
–    Member, International Bar Association
EXPERIENCE
–    Professor of Law
–    Professor of Oil & Gas Law
–    Deputy Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Nigeria
–    Past Dean, Oba Erediawa College of Law, Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria
–    Current research interest – Oil and Gas Law, etc.


Dr. Ahmad Galadima 

1st Vice Chairman of Council
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry from the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
–    Master of Science (MSc) Hydrocarbon /Oil and Gas Enterprise from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
–    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Member, Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria
–    Member, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
–    Member, Energy Institute, London, United Kingdom
–    Member, Science Teachers Association of Nigeria
EXPERIENCE
–    Chemistry and Hydrocarbon Enterprise Research Fellow
–    Governing Council Member, Federal University, Gusau, Nigeria
–    Director, Centre for Research, Federal University Gusau, Nigeria
–    Visiting Scientist, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dharan, Saudi Arabia
–    Past Lecturer, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria
–    Current research interest – Petroleum and biofuels Catalysis,  Anthropogenic Pollution and Hydrocarbon Enterprise, etc.


Dr. Stephen Kudom Donyinah GhIE

2nd Vice Chairman of Council
EDUCATION

  • Dr. Stephen Kudom Donyinah GhIE 2nd Vice Chairman of Council
    EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) Geological Engineering with Honours from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Petroleum Engineering, Oil and Natural Gas Exploration from the China University of Geosciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Environmental Science & Engineering.
  • Postgraduate Studies (PS) Computer Simulation & Application to Petroleum Engineering & Geology from the China University of Geosciences, Peoples Republic of China

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
  • Member, Ghana Institution of Engineers
  • Member, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
    EXPERIENCE
  • Environmental Scientist and Petroleum Engineer
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, California, USA
  • Speaks French and Chinese (Mandarine) fairly well
  • Current research interest – oil and gas environmental studies and petroleum engineering, etc

Professor Anjaiah Devineni

3rd Vice Chairman of Council
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Mechanical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Mysore, Karnataka, India
–    Master of Technology (M.Tech.) Engineering Management from the Mangalore University Karnataka, India
–    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Non-Traditional Machining from the Manipal University, Karnataka, India
–    Fellowship in Engineering Studies, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology, Nigeria
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Member, The Institution of Engineers, India
–    Member, Indian Society for Technical Education
–    Fellow, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology, Nigeria
–    Member, Water Jet Technology Association United States of America
EXPERIENCE
–    Professor of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering
–    Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Manipal University, Dubai, United Arab Emirate
–    Professor, Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, Karnataka, India
–    Quality Improvement via Total Quality Management Tools
Current research interest – oil and gas machining, operation and maintenance and advanced manufacturing technologies, etc.


Engr. Gabriel Akan Ekanem

Executive Director Operations
EDUCATION
–    Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka
–    Advanced Project Management (APM) from the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development, USA
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
–    Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
–    Member, Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania, USA
EXPERIENCE
–    Commissioning Engineer, Shell Petroleum Development Company Ltd
–    Maintenance Engineer, Schlumberger Oilfield Services Ltd
–    Field Engineer, Offshore Pipelines Ltd
–    Project Engineer, EGAS Energy Ltd
–    Project Management Professional (PMP),  Project Management Institute, United States of America
–    Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional, Microsoft, Redmond, United States of America
Current research interest – oil and gas equipment quality control and fabrication non-destructive testing, etc.


Amb. Moses Essien

Director General/Chief Executive
EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Marketing (Major) Administration (Minor) from the Southern University, California, United States of America
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Business Management with Honours from the  University of Sunderland, United Kingdom, the Great Britain.
  • Master of Public Administration Studies, (MPA) Rutgers University  New Jersey, United States of America
  • Postgraduate Studies (PS) SCOR Methodology – Supply Chain Management from the Lincoln University, California, USA
  • Higher Diploma Marketing, Institute of Certified Public Administrators, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Fellowship in Leadership and Public Policy, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology, Nigeria

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies
  • Fellow, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology
  • Fellow, The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria
  • Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants
  • Fellow, The Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria
  • Fellow, American Biographical Institute
  • Member, The Institute of Certified Public Accountants & Administrators, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Member, American Marketing Association
  • Member, The Institute of Direct Marketing, United Kingdom

EXPERIENCE

  • Immediate past Chief Executive, Institute for Government Research Leadership Technology
  • Deputy Director-General, African Regional Centre for Research & Development
  • Board Member, Green Globe USA LLC
  • Board of Trustees Member, African Foundation, Massachusetts, USA
  • Board Member, Brightstone Continental Ltd
  • Board of Trustees Member, The Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria
  • Board Member, Advisory Directorate International, ABI, USA
  • Member, Akwa Ibom Technical Committee on Foreign Direct Investments
  • Member, Akwa Ibom State Technical Committee on Foreign Direct Investments Sub-Committee on Marketing & Media

Current research interest – crude oil and white product expansion, production and marketing, etc.

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