Management Team

Mr. Oti Ikomi

Exec. Vice-Chairman & CEO

Oti Ikomi, is a Business Leader, Infrastructure Developer and Banker with over 35 years of business experience, covering over 30 countries in Africa. Oti was the founding CEO of Keystone Bank and has Senior Bank Executive experience gained at Citibank, Standard Bank of South Africa and Ecobank Transnational.

Oti has earlier manufacturing experience with Eastman Kodak and Unilever, and vast expertise in Corporate Banking, Transactional Banking and Project Finance. Oti obtained a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York, and is an Elected Member of Tau Beta Pi – National American Engineering Honour Society and Omega Rho – International Operations Research Honour Society. Strong knowledge and relationships in Nigeria and Africa. Earlier manufacturing experience with Eastman Kodak and Unilever.

Mr. Tunde Akerele


Tunde Akerele, a graduate of London School of Economics with an LLB (Hons.) and an MBA from Columbia Business School is a seasoned banker and finance professional who has worked with blue chip financial institutions, including Citibank and Standard Bank, in a number of different geographies. He has extensive experience in operations management, corporate banking, asset-based finance and risk management. Tunde is our Finance Consulting Lead

Mr. Uche Okoli


Uche Okoli is an accomplished lawyer with 20 years corporate/commercial and financial transactional experience. Uche combines this with senior cross-functional management ‘know how’ spanning legal, human resources and administration, gained from positions in legal practice in large corporations.
Uche obtained an MA jurisprudence degree from Oxford University and an LLM from the London School of Economics. Uche trained at Linklater’s and worked in-house for large institutions including Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young and UBS Investment Bank. Uche is our Lead on Legal

Mr. Saheed Afolabi

Group Accountant

Saheed Afolabi is a qualified Accountant (ACA) with over 12 years post graduate experience. He has a wealth of accounting experience from the real estate and corporate sectors. Prior to joining Proton Energy Limited in 2014, Saheed was a Branch Accountant with Harriman and Company, Ibadan. He has also worked at O’La-Kleen Holdings as a Group Systems Accountant. Saheed is a graduate of Accountancy from The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

Mr. Oluwafemi Adebule

Project Manager

Oluwafemi Adebule has experiences in the energy sector with specialities in managing Independent Power Projects. He has a Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas Management from Coventry University and a B. Sc in Geography from the University of Ilorin. He is a qualified member of Prince 2 Project Management Body and is also a qualified Health and Safety Executive with NEBOSH. He has over 5 years of project management and consulting in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Mr. Omoikhudu Amu

Project Associate

Omo Omo has experiences in Project Management, E&S; interfacing and providing support to environmental and technical consultants and contractors to the project. A certified project manager, he holds an MSc in Energy Studies (Energy & Environment) from the University of Ibadan and a B.Eng. in Agricultural & Bio-resources Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Minna.