Chief Executive Officer
Lawrence Ajayi studied Petroleum Engineering at the University of Port-Harcourt; He attended London South Bank University where he engaged in MBA. He is a qualified Prince 2 Practitioner, he is also experienced in creating and 'Managing Successful Projects’ and also obtained NEBOSH 3 Certificate in Health and Safety. He has almost 20 years of working experience in oil and gas industry.
He is currently the Chief executive Officer of Lakel Afrik Petroleum Nig. Ltd and Jimaj Energy Services Nig. Ltd, and he currently sits on the board of several other companies both in Nigeria and Overseas. Over the span of his career, he has held numerous technical, operations and planning projects positions within the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas industry.
As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the daily operations of the company, re-focusing the company to manage several projects, engage in strategic directions ,broaden the company strategies, broaden organisation goals, enhancement of greater values, technical and technological enhancements and generation of results.
He is engaged in tidy up of projects and contracts in the company, global technical expertise and partnering, research and development, third-party services, safety and environment, contracting & procurement, business to business, venture management ,stakeholder management, commercial and new business development, he is also into development management, project management, health and safety, supply chain and procurement, oil and gas development, oilfield commissioning and decommissioning projects. He is fully aware of market needs & demands, translating this experience based on core values and products range to profitable income. He started his career in the year 1998 with Nigerian National Petroleum as Health and Safety Adviser in Nigeria overseeing the Area 1 2 and 3 of Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC) Eleme Port Harcourt and so many international companies as a Principal Consultant (Project Management & Operations) before he became the Chief Executive Officer of the company.
As the Chief executive Officer of the company, he is currently overseeing some mega projects for state and federal Government of Nigeria .
LAKEL Afrik Petroleum also delivers products and services to multinational companies in Nigeria
Lawrence Ajayi is also the President of Immanuel Foundation worldwide (Charity organization in Scotland in the UK) .
He is also a Publisher and Author .
He enjoys swimming, reading, playing golf and travelling with his lovely wife, son and daughter.