Dr. Blessing Ayemhere

Managing Director

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Dr. Blessing Ayemhere

Blessing Ayemhere has a Doctorate in Business Administration from Switzerland; he is an astute professional and business executive with more than 20 years of accomplished leadership experience in the Nigeria Upstream and Midstream sub-sector of the oil and gas industry. He has championed innovative growth and demonstrated exceptional leadership in achieving uncommon results while bringing out the best in people.  He has deep experience in the affairs and management of marginal fields and has contributed immensely to the success of the sub-sector with proven results. Blessing is experience in business consulting, business continuity and sustainability , financial leadership, and business strategy. He worked at various times with South Atlantic Petroleum Limited, in partnership with Total Upstream, Petrobras and CNOOC. He also worked with the firm of Grant Thornton International (then, Spiropoulos, Adiele, Okpara & Co.), WSTC Financial Services Limited, and he was CFO and General Manager commercial at Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited; a position he held until May 2018 before taking the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Umugini Pipeline Infrastructure Limited (a subsidiary of Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited).

Blessing holds a BSc in Banking & Finance from the University of Benin, MBA from Lagos State University, and MSc Strategic Planning from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. He is an Alumnus of the Harvard Business School (AMP) and Lagos Business School (CEP). Blessing is also a fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria (CITN) and he also holds a doctorate degree from SBS Swiss Business School, Zurich, Switzerland. 

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams,