AKHIGBE-MIDU, Christopher O.

Managing Director

Engr. (Dr.) Akhigbe–Midu holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nigeria’s premier University of Ibadan (1988), two Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng.) and Engineering Management (M.E.M.), and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt, with research interests in mathematical modelling, optimization techniques and productivity management. He has several scholarly publications in reputable local and international research journals. He is also a COREN registered Mechanical Engineer (R.8057), member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Institute of Directors (IOD).

He has to his credit over 29 years working experience spanning through marine, drilling, oil and gas industries. He has successfully managed over 250 major projects involving oil and gas production facilities/systems shut downs, especially in flow stations/production platforms, gas plants/compression stations, as well as pipelines. He was previously Trainee Engineer at Almarine Div. of John Holt Plc., Trainee Drilling Engineer in Saipem Nig. Ltd. and variously Oil & Gas Facilities Engineer, Lead Commissioning Engineer, Construction Manager and Project Manager in Alcon Nig. Ltd., all in Port Harcourt. He was the Project Manager for Shell Flow Stations Upgrade (phases II and III) which successfully turned around and upgraded over 22 Shell Flow Stations in the Niger Delta, between 1994 and early 1999. He joined the executive board of Project Masters on full time basis in 1999.

Dr. Akhigbe-Midu imparts knowledge to younger engineers and technicians through mentoring, teaching and sharing of research and industry experience. He is currently an industry-based part- time lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt Offshore Technology Institute, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Engr. Akhigbe – Midu is aged 53 years, married with children.