Board & Team

 

Executive Director

Olayinka Arowolo CEO

Mr. Arowolo is a learned, highly motivated, new frontier professional with extensive know how in both planning and executing business strategies. As a self starter with a track record in deal origination, flow  and execution, he has built extensive relationships with key public and private sector decision makers globally. With years of international experience in African upstream strategy, marketing, business development, finance and as a founding partner & member of the Board he  continues to develops priority oil & gas sector opportunities for Nabirm.

Non-Executive Director

Donald Vanardo Watkins.

Mr. Watkins owns First Highland Group, LLC, a commercial real estate development company and a Birmingham, AL – based law firm and development company. Donald holds a Bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Alabama. Mr. Watkins is licensed to practice law in Alabama and Washington, D.C.

Consulting Principal Geologist

Dr. Angsar Wanke

Dr. Angsar is a geologist with over 20 years of experience in various fields including regional mapping, geochemistry, hydro- and engineering geology, sedimentology and seismic stratigraphy. He is a full-time lecturer at the University of Namibia geology department. His main area of expertise is in the petroleum geology of Southern African offshore and onshore basins.

Environmental Compliance & Consulting Exploration Manager

Dr. Sindila Mwiya 

Dr. Sindila has more than fifteen (15) years of direct technical industry experience in Environmental Assessment (SEA, EIA, EMP, EMS), Energy (Renewable and Non-renewable energy sources), onshore and offshore resources exploration / prospecting, extraction and utilisation, covering general and specialist technical exploration and production support, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) permitting for Geophysical Surveys such as 2D and 3D Seismic and Gravity Surveys for mining and petroleum (oil and gas) operations support, through to engineering planning, layout, designing, logistical support, recovery, production / operations, compliance monitoring, rehabilitation, closure and aftercare stages.

Dr. Sindila is highly qualified with extensive experience in petroleum, mining, Non Renewable energy (Coal, Petroleum, and Natural Gas), applied environmental assessment, management and monitoring (Scoping, EIA, EMP, EMP, EMS) and overall industry specific HSE, cleaner production programmes, geoenvironmental, geological and geotechnical engineering specialist fields.