Chinedu Onyeizu - Chief Executive Officer
Chinedu Onyeizu is the Chief Executive Officer of Afri-PERA. In his role, he leads the strategic planning process of Afri-PERA's offices across the globe and ensures that there is alignment with the company's vision, mission and core values. He also oversees key initiatives relating to geographic and practice growth; revenue generation; client satisfaction; business development; policy and process implementation; community relations; as well as employee recruitment and retention.
Chinedu has led teams in North America, Europe, Asia and West Africa on inclusive business strategies, and investment growth in emerging markets. Prior to founding Afri-PERA, Chinedu has held several executive level positions in the energy sector - oil and gas, renewal energy industries.
Chinedu Onyeizu is a Sloan Fellow; he received an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, M.Sc. in Strategy Planning from Heriot-Watt University and holds a BA in Petroleum Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He serves on the board of Rhino Group of Companies and Chinedu Onyeizu Foundation.
Freda Eguagie - Chief Operating Officer
Freda is a Co-Founder and the Chief Operating Officer for Afri-PERA. Freda manages and oversees daily global corporate activity along with maximizing the operational performance of the company and providing the support for the ongoing rapid growth of Afri-PERA.
Her areas of expertise include organizational start-up, governance, strategic planning, facilitation, project and program management improvement, and performance measurement. Prior to Co-founding Afri-PERA, Freda has held executive level positions in the Energy and Pharmaceutical Sectors.
Freda holds a Doctorate degree in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Science from Loma Linda University and a B.S. in Neurobiology Physiology and Behavior from University of California, Davis. Bringing more than 15 years of experience to her role, Freda has managed programs and corporate initiatives for Armona Oil & Gas and serves on the board for kindred Pharmaceuticals.
Kola Olaogun - Strategic Advisor, Infrastructure and Project Development
Kola is the Strategic Advisor of Afri-PERA for Infrastructure and Project Development. His extensive knowledge in planning, organizing and execution of projects has placed Afri-PERA in the forefront of stardom. Before joining Afripera, Kola was the Group Head, Corporate Services at Aquitane Oil & Gas Limited. Kola has over 15 years of experience working in the banking and petroleum industries. He has held executive positions at UBA Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, Stanbic-IBTC PLC and Aquitane Oil & Gas.
Kola holds an MBA from Delta State University and Master of Science from University of Lagos. Kola received his BA in Accounting & Finance, Economics from Delta State University and he is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has also attended several trainings in Project Management and Leadership from institutions such as Lagos Business School, Philips Consulting and International Business House, London, UK. He serves on the board of Petrosolution Oil and Gas Ltd, ARS Rebus Trading Ltd and Armona Oil and Gas.
Taiwo Bamiteko - Strategic Advisor, Finance and Market Entry
Taiwo is the Strategic Advisor of Finance and Market Entry for Afri-PERA. He is the arrowhead of assurance/integrity of transactions also ensuring profitability and sustainability of the business. Taiwo’s experience covered areas, which include: Internal Control and Audit, Taxation, forensic and financial accounting, Investment and Portfolio management. Prior to Afri-PERA, Taiwo was the CFO for Aquitane Oil & Gas. He serves on the board of Petrosolution Oil and Gas Ltd.
Taiwo holds a Masters in Accounting from OlabisiOnabanjo University and a B.Sc in accounting from OlabisiOnabanjo Ogun State. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) and Associate member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI). He is also a Chartered Forensic Accountant (CFAN). He has attended various training program both locally and internationally in the areas of leadership skills, International Financial Reporting Standard, Corporate reorganization and strategy. .