He is currently the Group Managing Director for the Obijackson group of which Nestoil Plc(an EPC company) is a subsidiary. He has over 25 years in the oil industry.
Heads Aries Investment Group: Engaged in oil and gas exploration & production, petroleum product import, power generation, real estate and investments in telecommunications and banking
is the founding managing partner of Hammatan Ventures L.L.C., an international telecommunications and financial advisory consultancy based in Vienna, VA, U.S.A., with branch offices in London, U.K and Lagos, Nigeria.
She manages Ladilady Limited and Telile LLC with offices in Nigeria and the United States respectively. Both companies perform Management Consulting and Financial Advisory services to companies mainly domiciled in Nigeria and the United States.
Ubaka Emelumadu is an Energy Consultant. Until 2015, he was the General Manager and Vice President Gas, Shell Sub-Sahara Africa/Shell Nigeria at different times between 2008 and 2015, responsible for upstream and midstream gas commercial activities as well as for the downstream company Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG). During his working career in Shell, he held various positions, in Petroleum Engineering (in Shell Nigeria and Shell UK), Transformation Manager, Planning, Economics and Strategy Manager for Sub-Sahara Africa and Community Affairs Director.
A competent and seasoned professional with over 38 years’ experience in the oil industry with varied corporate leadership experience - 8 years as an executive director of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC), past chairman of the Board of Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG), Board member of World Bank Rivers State Community Foundation and past Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) Executive Director and representative on the Board of Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
Ubaka is graduate of Geology and an alumnus of Wharton Business School. He is a senior member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, member of the Nigerian Gas Association and the Petroleum Club, Lagos. He is married with 3 children.
Frank Edozie joined Neconde Energy in February 2017 as Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining Neconde, Frank worked as the Senior Power Consultant at Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility - NIAF (a UK Department of International Development (DFID) Program) from July 2015 to December 2016. From November 2013 to June 2015, Frank was the Senior Special Adviser (Gas) to the Honorable Minister of Power, working as a member of the policy making body charged with responsibility of the Power Sector in the country. Frank was also a member of the team that, in 2013, developed the Nigerian 30-Years National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan which set out the National Blueprint for Infrastructure Development over the period.
Armed with an Engineering Degree from the University of Ife, Frank began his career with Shell in 1972 and over a span of 30 years, worked in various capacities with a variety of assignments in several of Shell’s upstream locations around the world. He held varied responsibilities in the Acquisition and Divestment Organization, with accountability for the successful divestment of some of Shell’s Assets between 2007 and 2010. From September 2010 to June 2013, Frank had accountability for the delivery of Information Technology and Telecommunication Services for Shell’s operations in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also represented Shell in the Olokola Liquified Natural Gas (OKLNG) Project as the General Manager, Commercial.
In the period leading to his appointment at Neconde, Frank’s interest was in Gas-to-Power and the completion and commissioning of the power plants being constructed under the Nigerian Integrated Power Value Plant (NIPP) Scheme. He still keenly follows developments across the entire Power Value Chain.
With extensive experience in Oil and Gas Operations, Project Management, Information Technology Management, Organizational Effectiveness and Change Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, New Business Development, Board Level Management, Formulation and Deployment of Government Policy etc., Frank’s goal is to help bring meaningful change to bear in the Oil and Gas and Energy sectors in Nigeria.