Event Location: 
Eko Convention Centre, Lagos
Event Date: 
23 - 25 February 2022
Part of the Oil, Gas and Energy Series
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Mr. Bayo Ojulari

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Engr. Bayo Ojulari
Managing Director, The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Federal Republic of Nigeria
Speaker 2021


Bayo Ojulari was appointed Managing Director Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in November 2015, to provide oversight and leadership to Shell’s offshore business in Nigeria.  He is responsible for safeguarding Shell’s multi-billion dollar investments in four deep water blocks offshore Nigeria and managing more than 600 professional staff from several nationalities backed by the technical expertise of the Royal Dutch Shell Group. His appointment is one of the highlights of a stellar career that began about 30 years ago.

A graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, after a stint in Elf Aquitaine as the first Nigerian Process Engineer, Bayo joined the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd in 1991 as an associate production technologist and has since served in diverse fields including Petroleum Engineering, Production Engineering, Strategy & Planning, Economics, Field Development and Asset management. He is a thoroughbred professional having worked in Nigeria, Europe, USA and the Middle East. 

His leadership of SNEPCo has seen the company achieve many Shell Group & Industry awards. Bayo has also received a good number of personal awards for professional excellence. He is a COREN Registered Engineer, a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), Society of Petroleum Engineers and The Nigerian Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Bayo is a strategic thinker, result oriented and a very good communicator. He is strong in driving business integration and stakeholder management with bottom-line focus. He actively seeks and enjoys adaptive learning and sharing of best practices. As a highly motivated leader, he demonstrates courage, authenticity, capacity with mastery in building shared visions, and passion for future leaders.

Bayo is married and with children, enjoys beaches and music, and is now working hard to go back to golfing.