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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria
20-22 February 2024


Jimmy D. Mugerwa

Dr Jimmy D. Mugerwa

CEO, Zoramu, Former Managing Director, Tullow Oil
He is a senior business leader with over 30 years’ experience working in the Oil & Gas sector, working across Africa and Europe. He has a strong background in successful leading teams, managing complex projects, building government and stake holder relationships, managing joint ventures, strategy development, marketing and operational experience.

Jimmy worked with Tullow Oil PLC as the Group Africa Advisor in London/Chair Uganda and for 8 years he was the Managing Director for Tullow Oil Operations in Uganda. Prior to this, he spent 19 years at Shell Oil serving in several senior executive positions including being the; Senior Regional Advisor for Sub-Saharan Africa at the Corporate head office in the Netherlands, Africa Retail Marketing Manager, Country Chair/General Manager Shell East Africa operations.

Jimmy is an Experienced Board Chair and Independent Non-Executive Director Board in many multinational companies and in the financial, insurance, beverage and oil and gas industries. Currently he chairs DFCU Group; sits on the Board of Diageo’s East African Breweries PLC, Uganda Breweries Ltd and Jubilee Allianz Insurance Group. He is also on the Advisory board of Veracity World-wide, USA. He has chaired industry associations including being Chair of the Uganda’s President Investor round table for Oil and Gas for 4 years.

Jimmy holds degrees from the University of Wales, Makerere University, Post Graduate Training in Executive Business Leadership from IMD Lausanne Switzerland, Financial Times Non-Executive Director program and a qualified Executive Business Coach from the prestigious Meyler Campbell Mastered program.



  • NNPC Limited
  • Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)



  • Chevron
  • H-PTP Energy Services Ltd a subsidiary of Hobark
  • ND Western
  • The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)
  • Shell Nigeria Gas Limited
  • TotalEnergies
  • Uniterm Nigeria Limited



  • Invest in Africa



  • Calaya Engineering Services Limited
  • Cruxstone Development & Investment Limited
  • DeltaAfrik
  • Dorman Long Engineering Limited
  • Niger Delta Exploration & Production (NDEP)
  • Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)
  • Oilserv Limited
  • Prime Atlantic
  • TIREX Petroleum and Energy Limited



  • FloSmart
  • Future Concerns Nigeria Limited (FCNL)
  • Goddie Chemicals International Ltd
  • GGI International Nigeria Limited
  • Global Lifting and Engineering Services Nigeria Limited
  • Hanze Tours
  • Navante Oil & Gas Company Limited
  • Petrolog Group
  • Radial Circle Group
  • Tecon Oil Services Group
  • Topline Limited



  • Hydroserve




  • Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)
  • Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS)
  • Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA)
  • Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC)
  • Nigerian Gas Association
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)
  • Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN)
  • The Welding Federation Africa (WeldFA)
  • Tsavo Oilfield Services Limited
  • Women in Energy Network (WIEN)



  • Protection Plus Services Limited (PPSL)
  • 4SV Limited
  • Heritage Guardians
  • Heritage Treasure Trove Communications Limited