Board of directors

Rasheed Yussuf

Executive Chairman

Holds a law degree (LLB) from the Lagos State
University, a bachelor of Law degree from the
Nigerian Law School, advanced certification in
Hospitality Management from Cornell
University, New York, and graduate of the
prestigious Emirate Academy of Hospitality
Management with certification in kitchen and
Restaurant/Hotel Management. As an
entrepreneur with hands on experience that
spans over 12years. He is the chairman of
Phyllis Brown Investment Holdings Limited,
Executive Chairman and Pioneer Founder of
NROV Subsea Limited. He is Alunmi of Lagos
Business School and Cornell University, New

Seyi Katola

Chief Financial Officer

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Nigeria ICAN (July 1999); Fellow, the Chartered Institute of
Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Full Member of the Nigerian
Institute of Management (MNIM) and a Certified Forensic
Accountant (CFA). Seyi has worked in various high profile
establishments including accounting firms like Bode Ogunleye
& Co. (Chartered Accountants), and Oladega Alogba & Co.
(Chartered Accountants). He was an Accountant, Lagos
Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Financial Controller at
Topbrass Aviation Limited; Head, Financial/Internal Control
Division of Vigeo Group; General Manager, Finance of Vigilant
Insurance Company Limited (now NEM Insurance Plc). He has
also served as Chairman, Accounting Technical Committee of
the Nigerian Insurers Association, NIA (2002/3), and Member
of both the Annual General Meeting and Publication
Committees of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
(CITN). Seyi was a member of four Steering Committees of the
Nigerian Accounting Standard Board – NASB – now Financial
Reporting Council (FRC), on Consolidated Financial Statements
and Accounting for Investment in Subsidiaries; Business
Combination; Investment in Associates and Interests in Joint
Ventures. He was a facilitator at ICAN MCPE Programme
(2001 – 2004). In February 2012, Seyi Katola was elected a
Non-executive Directo

Dr. Ladi Bada

Non-Executive Director

He is Managing Director/CEO of Shoreline Natural
Resources, an indigenous E&P entity with reserves in
excess of 1 billion barrels and production in excess of
50 kbbl/day. He has several years’ experience in the
Nigerian oil and gas industrial sector, where he has
had, and still having an illustrious career. He worked
as an adviser to Oriental Energy a Nigerian E&P
production company from 2004 to 2010. In that role
he worked with the Executive Chairman to farm-out
and develop their three offshore assets. He was
involved in the various development cycles of the
Ebok Field from exploration through development
and eventually to Production. While at Oriental
Energy, he led teams to develop oil and gas
investments in Egypt, Sudan and Saudi Arabia. He
worked in Nigeria and Algeria to develop
opportunities in the proposed Trans Saharan Gas
Pipeline for Oriental Energy and NNPC. He is also
Director in several Nigerian companies including
Costain West Africa Plc, a foremost civil
infrastructure company and Linetrale Petroleum.

Ladipo Soetan

Non-Executive Director/ Company Secretary

He is a 1987 graduate of law from the Obafemi
Awolowo University, and called to the Nigerian Bar
in 1988 at the age of 20 and has been in full time
practice since 1991. He holds a Masters degree in
Law from the University of Lagos. He started his
legal career in 1989 with the Civil Litigation
department of the Federal Ministry of Justice. He is
a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the
Capital Market Solicitors and Chartered Institute of
the Arbitrators UK (Nigeria Branch). He is presently
the managing partner of Siji Soetan & Co., a firm of
legal practitioners specialising in commercial law.
Over the last twenty years Mr Soetan has acquired
extensive experience in litigation, arbitration, tax,
and regulatory issues.