The role of leadership is central to our mission of delivering projects that exceed stakeholders’ expectations on all metrics. Ariosh is led by a team of dedicated professionals with a combined total of several decades of leadership in the oil and gas industry in different parts of the world. Our leadership team brings solid experience and a firm commitment to delivery of our Clients’ projects.
Over 19 years oil and gas experience. Ola serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director. Prior to assuming his current position, Ola served in various capacities at Hewlett Packard; an American multinational corporation for years, championing various developments before founding Ariosh in 1997.
Ola holds MBA from Rice University and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer with COREN and a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers.
“Dr. Julius Aniyi joined Ariosh in July 2017 with over 35 years’ post-graduation experience; over 20 of those years were in the Oil and Gas Industry. His Oil and Gas experience includes Project Quality Management, Engineering Design, Materials Selection, Welding Fabrication, Development Planning, Corrosion Management and Control, and Contract Development / Management. Prior to joining the Oil and Gas Industry, Dr. Aniyi had about fourteen (14) years of graduate /post-graduate teaching and research development experience in Nigerian Universities with special emphasis on production engineering.
Dr. J. A. Aniyi has Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. Production Engineering and B.Eng. Metallurgical Engineering. He is COREN registered and Member Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nigerian Metallurgical Society and Society of Petroleum Engineers.”
Oyebamiji A.S. joined Ariosh in Feb 2018 with 33 years post-graduation experience; 28 of those years were in the oil and gas industry. His oil and gas experience includes project engineering, offshore and onshore construction supervision and management. Oyebamiji A.S. holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronics engineering. He is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Billy Graham joined Ariosh in 2014 with over 35 years of offshore oilfield construction experience; 25 of those years were spent delivering projects in Nigeria. Prior to joining Ariosh, he was the General Manager of Fabrication at NigerDock and was pivotal in setting up the Grinaker fabrication yard – one of the largest fabrication yards in Nigeria. In Nigeria alone, Billy has delivered multiple EPC projects worth up to $700 million.
Bako serves as General Manager, a position assumed in February 2013, having served as the company’s Operations Manager since 2005. He is an accomplished management professional with a strong background in transformational change, global strategy and high impact ‘customer focused’ interventions.
Bako has M.Sc in Project Management from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a member of Project Management Institute and a registered professional engineer with COREN. He has over 14 years oil and gas experience.
In his role as Engineering Manager, Yusuf leads a multidiscipline engineering office with a consistent record of successful project delivery. He has delivered many capital projects for more than 11 years in the oil and gas industry. Yusuf brings a wealth of EPCI experience covering Onshore and Offshore (Topside and Subsea) oil and gas facilities. He is a member, Nigerian Society of Engineers and a certified IRCA Quality Management System Auditor.
Wendy leads the company’s Human Resources organization. She brings a comprehensive hand-on experience with a broad range of HR expertise. Some of these competencies include Employee Relations Management (ERM), strategic workforce planning, Benefit Administration, Talent Sourcing, Succession Planning, Training and Development as well as management guidance in support of project execution, business development and operations delivery.
Segun Ipinmoroti serves as Ariosh’s Business Development Manager; responsible for sales, marketing and strategic planning. He has served the company in a number of executive assignments in-country and at international locations. Segun is a Business professional with many years of industry experience in corporate branding, strategic planning and business negotiation in all aspects of EPCI. After a successful career working on Systems and Process Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte, he was appointed to his current position in July 2011.
Over 9 years administration experience. She oversees operational support, ensuring effective information flow and that resources are employed efficiently throughout the organization. She is a seasoned administrator with an eye for detail and a penchant for structure and organization. She has a fine-tuned, custom-built, systematic approach to organizing that best suits the high standards typical of Ariosh.
Doyin Olaniran serves as Corporate Development Manager, responsible for enhancing the company’s image and reputation with internal and external audiences, a position assumed in July 2015. He is currently in charge of the ongoing corporate management office transformation project. He is also responsible for corporate planning and development, stakeholder engagement and communication. Prior to his current position, he was Proposal Manager, a position he held since February 2014.
Abolade Olawoyin, a certified accountant, has served as Corporate Finance Manager since June 2012; He leads Ariosh’s financial, audit, investor relations, compliance and ethics functions. Abolade has over 10 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining Ariosh, he spent 5 years at Deloitte Nigeria serving as advisory consultant for finance and tax management. Abolade holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Ayodele Ikhaghe has over 6 years of legal experience in Corporate, Oil and Gas and Commercial Law. She has a Masters Degree in International commercial and Maritime Law. She is a passionate and dynamic lawyer with an exceptional work ethic. She is currently involved in several Corporate, Oil and Gas transactions as well as general day-to-day commercial and contractual negotiations. She is a resourceful researcher who adopts a diligent approach and exhibits an ability to adapt to new situations. She brings great enthusiasm to bear on every task.