Our Management Team
Nze Ekwomadu Lawrence
Nze Ekwomadu Lawrence was Born on 4th February and a native of Orsumuoghu in Ihiala LGA of Anambra state. He had his primary Education in his home town and afterwards was sponsored by the Government of Eastern Nigeria and Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs to pursue his secondary and University Education in Israel. He is a specialist in Excellence in Operations in Oil and Gas sector. He retired from SPDC as Coporate Productions Manager covering the Eastern and Western Nigeria instilling the Excellence in Operations culture. He worked in Shell headquarter (Hague) as Surface Operations Adviser for Shell worldwide and carried out Operating and Safety Audits in Shell Norway, Garbon, Egypt, Germany, Nigeria, Turkey, Malaysia and Bakers field in the USA and Northsea Aberdeen Operations. He was also a Production Manager for the Western Swamp Operations for 4years and Eastern Swamp Operations for 2 years. He pioneered Data gathering on Oil and Gas deposits that led to the formation of Orient Petroleum Resources. In 2002 he was the Deputy Chairman of the Power and Energy Commitee by the Government of Anambra State. He worked in various areas in Oil and Gas Industry both in Nigeria, Malaysia (4 years) and Netherlands (5 years). These Areas include;
- Well service - Well Intervention and Completion
- Programming - Well Monitoring and Control
- Field Operations - Minimizing Deferment
- Terminal Operations - Treatment and Export
- Maintenance - Equipment Availability and Uptime
- Production Optimization - Applying Excellence in Operation
He attended several Management courses one of such is the World Oil Production Superintendent Conference. He is a Certified Health and Safety Auditor.
Nze is married with 3 Children.
He holds the Traditional Title of Ezeudobi of Orsumoghu in Ihiala LGA, Anambra State.
Chief Chris Emegwa Azike
Director of Training
Born 9th May at Achina in Auata Local Government Area, Anambra State. Chief attended the bishop Shanahan College Orlu where he obtained the West African School Certificate and proceeded to the renowned St. Charles College, Onitsha and qualified as a Pivotal Teacher. He taught briefly at Holy Cross High School Umuawalu and left for the Instistute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu where he obtained the College Diploma as well as the City and Guilds of London Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Chief Chris served in Kano State as a Technical Officer in the State's Ministry of Works. He joined the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) in December 1973. He served SPDC in various capacities as Production Operation Foreman/Supervisor in charge of Production Facilities -
- Ughelli Quality Control Centre (UQCC)
- Well Head Gas Plants
- Wireline and Production programming
In 1987, Chief Chris was transferred to the Shall Training School as a Technical Trainer and rose to become the Team Leader, Learning and Development - East. After His retirement in May 1998, having attained the mandatory retirement age of fifty - five years, he was re-engage on contract as Registrar, Shell Special Intensive Training Programme for Technicians (SITP/2) and later moved up as Adviser Technical Education (SITP/2) in Port harcourt, Rivers State. During his employment in SPDC, Chief Chris attended several Functional and Management courses locally and Overseas as part of his personal and career development. He is married with Children. He is now the Director of Training both on the Job and Office based Training in Lemekwod Consults Nigeria Ltd.
Chief Richard Chukwunenye Okafor
Chief Richard Chukwunenye Okafor is a Seasoned, Experience, Successful Estate Surveyor and Valuer/Properties Manager on long repute. Was born on 8th August 1943, He is married with children. Richard attended University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus where he obtained a Degree in Estate Management. Richard is the Managing Partner RCO Properties & Co., He is a fellow of Nigeria Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers and Member of International Estate Federation.
Alhaji Gambo Yakubu Umaru (Danmadamin Azara)
Traditional ruler, a season businessman with several years of experience at top management. Also the MD/CEO, Zee ultimate Links Global Resources Nig Ltd.