Management Profile

Paschal Collins Anyanwu – Group Managing Director

Paschal Anyanwu is currently the Group Managing Director for Alphaden Energy and Oilfield Limited. A fully owned Nigerian company with two-decade worth of experience in Oilfield servicing and Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and installation services with offices in Lagos, Port-harcourt , Owerri, and South Korea. Alphaden boasts the likes of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Mobil producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Total Nigeria Plc (TNL), Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to name a few, as clients. Furthermore, He hold interests in Alpha Marine Strategies LTD. Anframco Oilfield Services LTD and Alnac Oilfield Services LTD

In the past five years he led a team of scientist and engineers to develop what has been recognized as the most comprehensive, fastest and environmentally friendly process/solution in restoring Ogoni Land (The worst oil spill in the history of oil exploration in Nigeria, his company Alphaden led the development of a 250 MW power plant and a second one under development; repaired and replaced a 24inch gas pipeline offshore Nigeria and much more

Currently Alphaden is doing the site preparation and building the field logistic base (FLB) and the industrial infrastructure (IA) for SPDC ASSA NORTH/OHAJI SOUTH Project, which is the largest onshore oil and gas project in Nigeria. Alphaden currently has a gas field and in support of the Nigerian Government’s gas flare elimination plan, is constructing a gas processing plant for the commercialization of flared gas in the Niger Delta. Alphaden is also the major procurement company for chevron on the Okan, Meji, Makaraba and Abiteye de-bottling neck gas offshore projects

Damilola F. Abimaje – (General Manager)

Mr Abimaje began his career in the oil and gas sector in 2013 and since then, has held key positions in various organizations including roles as Business Development Manager for companies like Quad Knight Group, SBJ Upstream Nigeria Limited, Equip & Offshore International ltd. Prior to his Oil & Gas sector experiences, he worked in different sectors including the FMCG industry as Head of Marketing and Sales for Tendy Nigeria Limited (a company with over 40 years’ experience in FMCG distribution) as well as a position with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria,

Mr Abimaje’s holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Covenant University, Nigeria and a post graduate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from The University of Hull, United Kingdom. Additionally, Mr. Abimaje is experienced in Operations & strategy, contract negotiations & management, procurement & supply chain management, tender and bids management, as well as business development, especially in the Oil and Gas industry.

He has been tasked with managing the operations & strategy department of Alphaden Energy since 2017 and has been key towards formulating overall corporate strategy, managing people, and establishing policies. In collaboration with other members of the management team, he oversees day-to-day operations, designs strategy, and sets goals for growth, maintains budgets, and optimizes expenses and ensure employees work productively and develop professionally. In his role as General Manager, he has been instrumental in the tender preparation, submission, and successful award as well as execution of various contracts by the company including (but not limited to) the ongoing Assa North Ohaji South Development EPC Project for Shell and the Obama Gas Flare commercialization project being developed by Alphaden. The company has also completed over $5,000,000 worth of procurement contracts with various clients including Chevron, Total, SPDC, Eroton and others under his competent leadership.

He is an avid reader and a supporter of Manchester united football team. He is very enthusiastic in helping Nigeria realize her energy potential in renewable and fossil energy categories.

Peter Aisagbonhi – Assistant General Manager

Peter Aisagbonhi is a competent professional that has experience providing legal, contract and business advisory services to companies in a bid to further strengthen their business operations. Peter has effectively managed various contractual and procurement transactions; and provides company secretarial, compliance and risk assessment advice to board of directors. Peter is skilled at contractual negotiations, drafting, and utilizing the knowledge of the law to solve commercial problems.

Peter attended and graduated with honors from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun State and attended the Nigerian law school – Kano Campus. Peter started out his legal career as an associate in the Energy team of the law firm ACAS-Law advising clients like Total, Chevron, ENI s.p.a, Barclays Bank, Sirius Petroleum Limited, Sasol Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, Hercules Offshore Nigeria Limited – to mention a few, on various aspects of Nigerian law. Peter also participated in the incorporation of new business entities and provided regulatory, and compliance advise, while conducting extensive research on various aspects of Nigerian law and provided viable legal opinions.

Peter joined Alphaden in 2018 to assist in managing the affairs of the operations department and doubling as the head of the company’s legal team. So far Peter has combined his role, to significant effect and has overseen the success of various procurement as well as other commercially rewarding transactions. Peter was at the forefront of the negotiations of the terms of Joint Venture with Alcon Nigeria Limited for the execution of the Assa North/Ohaji South gas project, Peter went ahead to prepare the key Joint Venture Agreement between both companies, which is still binding till today. Peter was also instrumental in the negotiations of the Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement entered with the Nigeria Agip Oil Company JV, for the commercialization of flare gas from the Obama Flowstation. Peter has gone on to act in various capacities on behalf of Alphaden to remarkable success.

As the Company’s Assistant General Manager and Head of Legal, Peter sets his sights on achieving his career objectives as Alphaden expands its operational capacity.

Diana Nsemo – Head Market Development

Diana Nsemo holds a bachelor’s degree in Automation of Industrial Processes with a master’s degree in Data Management in Technical systems from Russian Federation. She also holds an MBA with honors in Global Business and Supply Chain Management from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, United States of America. Diana has extensive process and operations management experience that cuts across industries such as Manufacturing, Energy, Information Technology and Legal in Nigeria, Europe, and the United States. She has applied knowledge in business management, procurement, project management, process control and operations organization whilst leveraging on information technology and business development strategy. With a ten-year business consultancy and management expertise, she is highly accomplished in strategic development and implementation of initiatives.

Over the course of her career, Diana has gained practical experience in managing business operations, commercial trade events on client ecommerce portals, maintaining communication between manufacturer and end users, as well as effectively managing logistics for support services. She took part in graduate colloquiums and presented in international conferences on award winning global projects.

Diana worked as technical procurement officer in her primary assignment to the Global sourcing unit of Bayer Material Science (now Covestro) Pittsburgh, United States, where she led various project planning, strategy development and implementation schemes alongside advising on bid events within the industry. She also served as Resident Director at Carlow University, Pittsburgh where she effectively managed human resources, facilitated community programs and resolved crisis within the campus. In 2016, Diana consulted for the Cross River State (CRS) government in Nigeria in developing implementation plans for the creation and management of a USD24mn PPP Tech Hub/ Technological institute. She similarly facilitated and managed a USD200,000 marketing campaign for Sanofi Aventis with post campaign evaluation, client engagement and cost savings.

Functional roles accomplished by Diana comprise of Business analyst at Olaniwun Ajayi LP, Engineering officer at Siemens Liability Company, Krasnodar and Business development & procurement manager at Worldwide Oilfield Service limited. Her current role in an Energy frontier- Alphaden Energy and Oilfield Limited is Head market development. Diana’s experience is vast which allows for her dynamic delivery of professionalism in any project in which she is involved.

Celestine Stephen – Finance Executive

Mr. Celestine Stephen is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and Certified QuickBooks Expert with a master’s degree in finance from Oxford Brookes University. He is vastly experienced in areas such as financial reporting, performance measurement, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, invoicing, and advanced financial management. His wealth of knowledge and skills contribute significantly to the achievement of organizational goals.

He was previously a consulting manager in Basil Ford and company where his primary role was planning and overseeing the auditing process. His functions included allocating responsibilities and reviewing team members’ work for accuracy and compliance, performing effective risk and control assessments, presenting audit findings, finding ways to enhance compliance and process efficiency, coordinate periodical audits, organizing and executing assigned business projects on behalf of clients.

Prior to this, he was a senior accountant in Bromley Technology Limited where he was tasked with preparing financial statements (IFRS) with full disclosure, conducting research to gain an understanding of related businesses in view of forward/backward integration, working capital management, assessing the pros and cons of possible business strategies, creating appropriate financial models to make recommendations for projects and business improvement, preparing business plans and feasibility study reports.

He took up a position in Alphaden Energy and Oil Field Limited as a Finance Executive where he brings to fore all the above-mentioned functions as well as other functions such as the reduction the cost of finance, ensuring sufficient availability of funds, planning, organizing, and controlling of financial activities like the procurement and utilization of funds. Mr. Celestine Stephen is a result-oriented professional who optimizes financial resources and aligns them with the corporate vision.

MaryPrisca Okolie – Admin/Document Control Manager

Mrs Okolie holds an MBA in Finance as well as certificates in Superior Customer Service, Business Networking & Relationship Marketing, Project Management Professional (PMP) Training, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 9001:2008), OSHAS 18001/2007 Lead Auditor and Environmental Audit.

During her time in Achilles Information Nig Ltd (Nipex Project, Subsidiary NNPC), she was tasked with service delivery, assessment engineering, and customer account management among other responsibilities. Her current responsibilities in Alphaden Energy & Oilfield Limited include administration, compliance, and document control.

Her administrative functions include the management of office operations, control correspondence, design filing systems, review internal process and control procedures, management of office documents and records, defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval. This role involves receiving, cataloging, and storing hard copies and electronic copies of all technical drawings, reports, and related information in an orderly manner, in line with policies and procedures. She is also tasked with allocating and control of the document numbering system for the project work. The role includes the transfer and disposal of documents, organizing, and attending board meetings, preparing management reports, analyzing, and identifying trends in oil and gas reports, organizing all logistics requirements, assist with the preparation of the annual budget including scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions as well as ensuring the organization remains compliant with all regulatory agencies in the oil and gas sector.

Asieyemia Ipeghan Iboh – Facility Manager/Acting Project Manager – Obama gas)

Asieyemia Ipeghan Iboh is a seasoned professional with vast experience across different sectors also manifested in various advisory services especially in the oil/gas and marine sectors, He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Corporate Management and Strategic Planning, Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals, Member of the Waste Management Society of Nigeria, Member of the Nigerian Environmental Society, Member of the Institute of Project Management of Nigeria. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronical Engineering from ESTAM University.

In addition, He has attended several professional courses such as HSE Competence Development Course Level 1,2,3, Environmental/Waste Management Course, Oil Spill Familiarization Course, Microsoft office word, Defensive & Advanced Driving Course, Maintenance and full functional test on Boom system, Maintenance of Boom valves, Repair of Neoprene and PU Boom, Maintenance, and full functional test on all kind of pumps such as PD75, PD100, S100, and S150 series.

Mr. Asieyemia played the role of team lead during the joint (Emco & Agip) shoreline/spill site assessment and response gap analysis of the Agip spill site at Agwe-etiti that affected over twelve communities in 2012. He also coordinated the routine and defective maintenance of oil spill response equipment such as offshore Fast Response Vessel, dispersant spray Systems, skimmers, transfer pumps, power pack, air inflations, deck reels, and all kinds of river boom sets. He also developed and delivered solutions relating to the decontamination/Remediation of Anti-Pol Area, Remediation of contaminated site in OLO-TIE in OML, Remediation of tank bond wall, Clean up and remediation of adibawa flow station, Viko Flex boom repair for NLNLG Bonny, Remediation of spill site at Bomu well.

His outstanding performance and drive during his National Youth Service Corps days towards the service to his nation propelled him to be employed by the Emco Oil Field Service Limited, Port Harcourt, in 2003 as Operations Manager and later moved to Alphaden Energy and Oilfield Limited, Port Harcourt in 2019 as Facility Manager Obama gas/Acting Project Manager ASSA NORTH.

Nneoma Onukwugha – (Manager Buss/Dev & Admin – Port Harcourt)

Mrs. Nneoma holds a member of the Institute of Accountancy, Member British Project Management, Nigerian Institute of Management, and a Member Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON). She has a Higher National Diploma in Accounting with more than ten years work experience; five of which are in the oil and gas sector. She is skilled in Enterprise risk management, General Health and Safety Environment (GHSE), HSE/QAQC (Quality control and Quality assurance.), Health & Safety and COSHH Awareness, clean-up of Oil Spill and Remediation. She was an officer in OML58 Obagi and API oil spill clean-up. Also, she has advanced training in MS Excel, Peachtree, and Tally ERP, Lubetech, use of Absorbents and Oil spill Kits and steel Containment product, Marine spill product.

Mrs Nneoma is tasked with Client Retention among other functions. She is responsible for presenting new products and services to enhance and consolidate existing relationships, collaborating with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs, organizing in internal and external client debriefs, managing research reports as well as progress and work reports on existing and submitted RFQ/Tenders and ongoing projects. Her role involves tracking all oil & gas related institutions, regulations, policies, changes, expectations, and requests. This involves research on IOC projects, targets, budgetary plans, as well as an appraisal of existing demand and competition, environmental factors, economic factors, and socio-political factors that the affect Market and organizational performance.