Akinwole Omoboriowo II
CHAIRMAN & CEO, GENESIS ENERGY HOLDINGS
Akinwole Omoboriowo II (AOII) 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 & Modeling course in 2006, and a 2011 Post-Graduate Diploma Alumni in Strategy & Innovation from the Prestigious Oxford University’s Said Business School, U.K.
AOII has over 16 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Sector and Power Sec- tors in Africa, where he has consistently led other equally distinguished colleagues in pioneering several initiatives including but not limited to African-owned & managed Independent Power Producing companies, well-Structured Oil Trading Companies, thriving Utility Companies, amongst others. Akinwole Omoboriowo II’s top management work-history includes being an Executive Director of Christley Petroleum Ltd, the Managing Director of Besse- Oil & Services Ltd, Chief Executive Officer & 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 & 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 Pro- ject (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 & sup- ply in Nigeria), Avi Alliance Ltd( an airline company whose Sister entity is the GSA to Delta Airlines in Ghana, Liberia, Benin Republic, Sierra Leone, amongst others now being developed), Alliance Energy Sao Tome Limited, and several other international corporations. He was recently invested with Honoris Causa Fellowship of the Certified Board of Administrators of Nigeria (CBAN) He is happily married with children.