Management Team

IOGC - Doyin Akinyanju

Doyin Akinyanju

Managing Director / CEO

Doyin Akinyanju is a leader with a proven track record of business growth, efficiency improvement, and profitability increases acquired from 27 years of experience, in numerous management and senior leadership positions, across geographic regions.

Doyin graduated with a degree in Chemistry with honours from the University of Lagos in Nigeria, went on to obtain an MBA from the University of Wales College of Cardiff Business School, and then qualified for the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She also completed Executive Finance training at the International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland.

She was Chief Executive Officer for GE Oil & Gas in West and Central Africa and Chief Strategy Officer for GE Oil & Gas in Sub-Saharan Africa for 2.5 years. She previously held senior managerial positions with Schlumberger where she spent 18.5 years in global and regional workspaces including Kenya, Ethiopia and Gulf of Guinea. Doyin has served on several boards and is Co-Founder of DFD SmarTech Construction. Doyin Akinyanju currently serves as the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

Olubisi Omotoye

Financial Controller

Olubisi Omotoye obtained a B.Sc. degree in Biology (Hons.) from the University of Lagos in 1983, thereafter garnering over twenty-five years post-graduation valuable work experience in various industries, including Oil & Gas, Audit / Accountancy, Banking, Building and Construction.

Her scope of work has traversed Performing Systems Implementation, Financial Analysis, Project Accounting, Budget, Treasury, Financial Control, Pension and Tax Administration, providing relevant management information to enhance company performance on both financial and operational levels.

Olubisi, who has put in over fourteen years in Oil Exploration, Production and Oil Servicing companies, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and serves as the Financial Controller in IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

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IOGC - Omolara Sangowawa

Omolara Sangowawa

Risk & Compliance Manager

Omolara is a results driven and self-motivated person with a proven ability to develop and support teams in order to maximise company profitability and efficiency.

She is a 1983 graduate from the University of Lagos and holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of London. Omolara is a chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Registered Professional with the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, a Certified Forensic Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers Nigeria.

Omolara has valuable professional work experience in different areas including internal and external audits, risk management, financial control, pension funds management & administration and human resources, with over 15 years in senior management positions. Prior to joining IOGC in 2019, Omolara worked with Akintola Williams Deloitte and Touche (firm of chartered accountants now Deloitte Nigeria) and Hydrodive Limited (Oil Service Company). She was also a Deputy General Manager: Head, Risk for Crusader Sterling Pensions Limited (Pension Funds Administrator). Omolara is currently the Risk and Compliance Manager for IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

Ademola Bolarinde

Human Capital Manager

A graduate of Nottingham University and The London School of Economics where he obtained both his Bachelor and Masters degrees in Economics in 2000, Population and Development (Social Policy and Administration) in 2001, respectively.

Ademola is a strategic business process development professional, who brings his wealth of experience into developing our Human Capital here at IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation. His exposure to operations at both national and international levels adds immense value to our process improvement, stakeholder management and capacity building. Bolarinde possesses very strong analytical abilities proven through industrial impact.

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Olabisi Marinho

Business Support Manager

Olabisi is a prolific corporate services professional with over 30 years span in diverse economic sectors. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts (Education / English Language), 1983 from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University – OAU), Ile-Ife. She also obtained certificates from various courses attended locally and internationally, including a Certificate in Advertising (LCCI) and Diploma in Personnel & Training Management (Damelin College, South Africa).

Olabisi acquired cognate experience in the Service, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods (FMCG) sales and marketing, Foods and Furniture industries; capped with senior management positions locally and internationally, as Corporate Marketing & Business Development Manager, SGS Inspection Services Ltd., Nigeria; Managing Director / Contract Manager, SGS Blantyre Private Limited, Malawi and General Manager, Corporate Resources, Origin Group Nigeria. Olabisi is an astute Public Speaker on Personal Development, Communications and Relationship Management, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

Olabisi joined IOGC in 2017 as the Corporate Affairs & Office Manager, became Head, Corporate Affairs / PRO in January 2018 and now holds the position of Head, Business Support Operations in IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

Kayode Anibaba

Gas Commercialisation Manager

Kayode is a passionate and driven professional with a background in Finance and Accounting. He obtained a B.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 2008, followed with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Human Relations (MSC) from Oklahoma City University and The University of Oklahoma respectively in 2011, both with distinction.

Over the past decade, Kayode has garnered financial and project management experience from various companies such as Finley and Cook CPA (USA), 960 Group (a subsidiary of Verod Capital), Lekki Free Trade Zone, BGL and Aristokrat 360 Limited. Anibaba joined IBILE Oil and Gas in 2016 as the Technical Assistant to the Managing Director, thereafter became Head, Project Finance. Currently, he heads the Gas Commercialisation Department.

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Eguono Soewu

Legal Adviser/Company Secretary

Eguono is a result-oriented professional with over 14 years’ experience in corporate and commercial practice including acquisitions and divestments of oil and gas assets, transaction structuring, contract negotiation, and drafting, employment law, project finance, corporate secretarial practice, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.

Eguono graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Lagos and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2004.

Eguono is passionate about sustainable development, gas utilization, and monetization.  She is a member of the Nigerian Gas Association and the Nigerian Bar Association.

Temitayo Gbajumo

Operations Manager

Temitayo Gbajumo is a graduate of Economics from De-Montfort University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. He also attended Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos, Nigeria. He has almost 20 years work experience in Private and Public sectors including Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), MTS First Wireless, Lotto Nigeria and Cem Consultant.

His experience widely covers procurement, contract management, logistics, and operations. Temitayo joined the Public Sector in 2011 through Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), as the Head of Operations, where he was primarily responsible for setting up and developing the Agency’s marine operations.

He is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, with interests in swimming, football, golf and reading. Temitayo is currently the Head, Supply Chain Management at IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation and is happily married with children.

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IOGC - Damilola Olakunle-Ajayi

Damilola Olakunle-Ajayi

Downstream Business Manager

Damilola is a highly motivated individual with experience in various sectors of the Oil and Gas industry. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham where he obtained a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering in 2012.

Prior to Joining IOGC, Damilola served in Baker Hughes as a Completion Field Engineer with vast experience in land rigs, shallow waters and deep offshore, where he demonstrated a strong ability to effectively shift between high level strategic planning to tactical implementation. He has a proven ability in synthesizing and utilizing market analysis and customer insights in order to develop effective marketing strategies, collateral, and communications.

He is experienced in developing and maintaining strategic business relationships with critical stakeholders, paramount to success of projects. Damilola joined IOGC in 2016 as the Commercial and Industrial Executive and has taken on increasing responsibilities within the company in business development. Damilola currently serves as the Downstream Business Manager of IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

Bernard Akinnola

Head Treasury / Project Finance Manager

Bernard Akinnola is a resilient and result-oriented professional with a track record in analytical skill and financial regulations compliance in treasury operations and project management.

He bagged a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Financial Management) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, and holds a Diploma in Project Management from University of Lagos. Bernard is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) and the Chartered Institute of Loans and Risk Management (CIL&RM). He is a registered member of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, a member of the Society for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention, Computer Forensics Institute of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria, and Nigerian Institute of Management.

He has worked in various Ministries and Agencies of Government and held many leading financial positions, before his current deployment to IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation in 2017. He also engages in part-time lecturing as a passion for capacity development in Environmental, Oil and Gas Accounting. Bernard is currently the Head Treasury / Project Finance Manager of IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation.

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Abisoye Agagu

Commercial Manager

Abisoye is a highly adaptable, dynamic professional with exposure to a wide range of fields, having trained principally as a scientist, she possesses analytical and problem-solving skills which enable her to discharge her duties proficiently.

Abisoye obtained degrees in Pharmacology and Forensic Science and has almost two decades of postgraduate work experience starting with a career in telecommunications before settling for a path in the oil and gas industry.

Abisoye joined IOGC in 2020 as a commercial executive and now heads the commercial department. She enjoys reading, taking walks, and is happily married with children.

Gbemisola Sowemimo

Project Manager

Gbemi has demonstrated experience in enhancing business operations and processes for optimum output.

She attended Queen’s College Lagos and is also a graduate of Linguistics from the University of Jos. Gbemi holds a master’s degree in International Business from London Metropolitan University UK; She’s a certified Project Management Professional, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a Lean Six Sigma certified Green Belt.

Gbemi has over 25 years career history that spans across both private and public sectors in Nigeria and abroad.

Prior to joining IOGC in 2020, Gbemi was at GE Oil & Gas Nigeria for over 11 years.  Her roles included Project Leader for Subsea Wellhead Systems and Channel Sales Lead for Sub Sahara Africa for GE Digital Solutions Business

Presently, Gbemi is the Project Manager for IBILE Oil & Gas Corporation.