Management Team

Stanley Vandu
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

Stanley spent 18 years across various industry sectors including Telecom, Banking, Fintech, Power Solutions and Clean Energy. He held executive management positions in the Telecom industry (serving as Chief Technology Officer at Suburban Telecom and Teasy Mobile) and senior management positions in Banking (ICT Head at Aso Loans and Saving). He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos, an alumnus of London Business School and a member of the International Academy of Retail Banking. Stanley is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Aminu Dahiru
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Aminu has held senior management roles in the Telecoms industry and has extensive experience in multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy work. An Electrical and Electronics professional, he co-founded M-Rald Global Resources, a pioneer renewable energy company in Nigeria, serving as its first Managing Director. Aminu is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE) and a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). 

Uchenna Akingbade
Company Secretary and Legal Adviser

Uchenna is an attorney with several years of experience in litigation and corporate practice arbitration & mediation. She sits on the board of a number of private companies and has extensive experience in dealing with government agencies. She is an expert on the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory framework. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Jos, Nigeria and a Masters in Law (LLM) from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Uchenna is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. She is also a member of the United Kingdom Chartered Institute of Arbitrators , the Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators and the Federacion Internacional De Abogadadas (International Federation of Women Lawyers.

 

Advisory Board

Abdulkadir Alkali, PhD
Advisor

Abdulkadir is a tenured faculty at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and a visiting academic at the American University of Nigeria. An Electrical Engineering professional, he is a graduate of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Nigeria. He holds a Masters in Computer & Networking Engineering and a PhD in Medical Electronics Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. He has significant experience in solar power system design and renewable energy consulting. He is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Chippla Vandu, PhD, MBA
Advisor

Chippla's career spans various senior positions in the energy industry including Technology & Project Development and Business Opportunity Identification with Royal Dutch Shell. A Chemical Engineering alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria he holds a Masters from the University of Twente and a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, both in The Netherlands.  Chippla also holds an MBA from the OU Business School in the United Kingdom. He is a chartered engineer with the UK Engineering Council, a chartered member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

 

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