Chairman – Executive Committee
Mr. Chuks Enwereji
Chuks graduated with a honours degree in Marketing in 2007. He held several posts in risk management companies in Nigeria, including Control Risks and other Maritime risk management organizations.
He joined Transocean in 2011 as a Security Advisor for Offshore Operations. In 2013 he joined Shelf Drilling and his current role covers Security Management, Government Affairs, Community Affairs, and part of Health Management for the company’s West Africa operations. He is currently the Chairman of IADC Nigeria Chapter.
Vice Chairman – Executive Committee
Mr. Valentine Iheasirim
Valentine Iheasirim the current Vice Chairman of IADC Nigeria Chapter is a vastly experienced Oil & Gas professional with 24 years practical experience.
He started his career with Sedco Forex where he excelled in various capacities in Nigeria, Angola, North Sea and France. His rig operating experience spans the spectrum of Swamp Drilling Rigs, Tender Assist Rigs, Jackup Rigs and Semi-Submersible Rigs.
Valentine further joined Royal Dutch Shell (SPDC) in 2005 where he held various positions as a Drilling Engineer, Snr Well Engineer, Snr Concept Well Engineer where he designed and drilled deep oil & gas wells which immensely contributed to Nigeria’s power projects.
Prior to joining OES Energy Services Limited in 2011, he was Head HSSE & SP Wells & UIG Wells Regional HSE Manager Royal Dutch Shell – SPDC, overseeing HSSE matters for Gulf of Guinea (Cameroon, Gabon and Nigeria). Valentine is a graduate of the Federal Universities of Technology (FUTO) with a degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering and an alumnus of Cambridge Judge Business School UK
General Secretary – Executive Committee
Mr. Temitayo Pitan
Temitayo Pitan is a seasoned professional with a background in law and finance.
After a 2-year stint at Paul Usoro, where Mr. Pitan cut his teeth as a Junior Counsel, Mr. Pitan joined the Tax and Regulatory Practice of KPMG Professional Services as a Senior Tax Associate. His 5-year of professional training and transactional experience at KPMG prepared and made him a good candidate for the General Counsel and Head Legal of Depthwize.
In this role, He is responsible for developing and overseeing the company’s governance, risk and compliance process as well as contracts management process amongst others. He has significant experience advising multinationals and FDIs into the country on company’s start-up requirements, start-up finance structuring, company income tax, withholding tax, value added tax requirements of a non-resident company operating in Nigeria, Tax structuring and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has also been involved in several regulatory advocacy projects with several regulatory agencies within Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association and Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
In addition, he is currently the General Secretary, International Association of Drilling Contractors – Nigeria Chapter.
Treasurer – Executive Committee
Mrs. Abioye Omoseni
AVIAM OFFSHORE ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED
Abioye has over 16 years cognate experience in the oil and gas industry with diverse competencies in administration, training and Business Development. She currently serves at Aviam Offshore Engineering Company Limited (AOECL) as a Business Development Executive.
Before joining Aviam Offshore, she led the Product Development Department of Multinational Technologies Limited, an Oil & Gas Service Company.
With a first degree in Mass Communication and driven by a passion for Professional Career Skills Development, she has carved a niche for herself as an expert in Communication, Leadership & Team Development.
Abioye holds qualifications from the University of South Wales (Cardiff) and Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (National Peace Academy) in Business Administration and Management and Conflict Management respectively.
She is the Treasurer of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC – Nigeria Chapter).