Sola Obatola

Adesola Okpeh is a Registered Engineer in the Oil and Energy Industry with technical competencies in Operations Management, Project Management, and Electrical Power Generation.  Prior to joining RED Universal, she worked as an Instrumentation and Controls Engineer with NNPC Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited. She has worked and delivered excellently on several projects including FEED of EIIJ Gas Pipeline Project and South Offshore Area Produced Water Disposal Project.

Sola has also worked in the Electrical Department at the Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, where she took part in major Street Lighting projects and Marina Gas turbine project. During that period, she was transferred to Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB) to join a team performing a research analysis on the Use of Biomass for Power Generation in Lagos State.  Her passion for the efficient utilisation of Energy led her to pursue academic research at the Master’s level which analysed the Use of Coal Energy for Power Generation in Nigeria, which she was well-commended for receiving a Distinction on her post-graduate research study.

Additionally, she has developed strong analytical skills, excellent research skills, strong leadership competencies and a reputation for efficiency when implementing and delivering projects.  These can be attributed to her commitment to excellence and self-development.  The diverse sectors she has worked in (Energy, IT Consulting, Manufacturing, Fintech and the Government) have contributed to the professional she is today.

She is Registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and holds memberships with the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). Sola holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Covenant University, Nigeria and a Master's degree in Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick, UK.