Akinwole Omoboriowo

Chairman & CEO

Genesis Energy Holding, All Africa

Biography

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 & Modelling 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 20 years of experience in the Oil & Gas and Power Sectors in Africa, where he has consistently led other equally distinguished colleagues in pioneering several initiatives including but not limited to Independent Power Producing companies, well-Structured Oil Companies (Oil Trading and Exploration), thriving Utility Companies, amongst others.

AOII management work-profile includes being the Chairman and CEO of Genesis Energy Holdings (Mauritius) Limited, Chairman Board of Directors GEL Utility (Co- Sponsored by General Electric “GE”, Genesis and Engro Corporation), Advisory Board Member of SHELL Foundation (U.K), Member-Advisory Board of The Global Thinkers Forum (GTF), Member – Advisory Board of the African Utility and Clean Power Africa, Member – Board EnergyNet ‘’Off The Grid Club’’ West Africa, Founding Director of Walters Power Africa, Former CEO of Petroleum Projects International (a Foremost Oil & Gas Company in Africa, with several trail- blazing market initiatives to its credit) , Chairman of Bissau Electricidade de Agua (Guinea Bissau).

AOII was listed among the most Influential Figures in African Power Sector for two years consecutively of 2014 and 2015, he was nominated for a lifetime Achievement Award at the African Utility Industry Awards Cape Town-South Africa in 2016, and most recently listed as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Power Elites in Africa 2018 by ESI Africa and is also invested with Honoris Causa Fellowship of the Certified Board of Administrators of Nigeria (CBAN).

AOII is a fellow of the institutes of Management Consultants.

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