FIN Awardee, Dr David Ige, CEO, Gasinvest Ltd and GasHub Ltd
Dr. David Ige, CEO, Gasinvest Ltd, and GasHub Ltd.
David is Founder and CEO of GasInvest Limited and GasHub Limited. He has over 23-years industry experience spanning both the private and public sector. Prior to setting up GasInvest Limited, David was Group Executive Director – Gas & Power, at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) between 2011-2015. Previously, David also worked as Petroleum Engineer with Shell International Petroleum Company (Netherlands, Scotland & Nigeria) and in Strategy consulting with Accenture UK, in London. Whilst at the NNPC, he concurrently served as Adviser to the Honourable Minister of Petroleum and was pioneer Managing Director of the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria.
David has driven efforts in developing Nigeria’s gas policy and its implementation. He led the effort in developing the Nigerian Gas master plan and its implementation. These efforts led to major evolutionary changes in gas pricing in Nigeria, development of gas infrastructure blueprint and subsequent implementation.
David held diverse Board Positions including Chairman of the West African Gas Pipeline Company, Board member of the Brass LNG company, Chairman of the Nigerian Shipping and Manning Company (subsidiary of NLNG). He currently sits on the Board of Frontier Oil Limited.
David holds a First-Class BSc (Mech. Eng.) from the University of Lagos, PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University, UK and an MBA from University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.