Akinwole Omoboriowo is a 1993 graduate of Economics from University of Jos, alumni of the London Business School, from where he acquired specialist training in Electricity Pricing and Modeling course in 2006 and a 2011 Post-Graduate Diploma Alumni in Strategy and Innovation from the Prestigious Oxford University’s Said Business School, UK.
Omoboriowo has over 16 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Sector and Power Sectors in Africa, where he has consistently led other equally distinguished colleagues in pioneering several initiatives including but not limited to African-owned and managed Independent Power Producing companies, well-Structured Oil Trading Companies, thriving Utility Companies.
Omoboriowo top management work-history includes being an Executive Director of Christley Petroleum Ltd, the Managing Director of Besse- Oil and Services Ltd, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of PPI (a Foremost Oil & Gas Company in Africa, with several trail-blazing market initiatives to it’s credit), Vice-Chairman of Vatternfields Utility Ltd, a Utility Company currently managing & operating prepaid and postpaid Revenue Collection initiatives in West Africa and CEO of Genesis Electricity Ltd(GEL).
On completion of installation of Guinea Bissau’s first Independent Power Project (IPP), Akinwole was nominated and briefly served as a Chairman of Guinea Bissau’s Bissau Electricidade e Agua (Bissau Electricity and Water) Joint Ven- ture Utility entity, which was tasked with infusing private sector-led initiatives into the ailing utility company of that country.
He serves as a Board member of several international companies including Walters Power Africa, a British Virgin Island company Co-Owned by GEL and a US-Based Company Owned by a Former Governor of the State of Oklahoma- David Walters, Nagarjuna-Christley Fuels Ltd, a company now at advanced stage of deploying renewable energy investments in Ethanol production and supply in Nigeria.
He was invested with Honoris Causa Fellowship of the Certified Board of Administrators of Nigeria (CBAN).