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Osagie Okunbo

Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director of SPDC and Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria

Osagie Okunbor is Country Chair, Shell Companies in Nigeria and Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC). He is a Business Administration graduate of the University of Benin. He joined Shell over 28 years ago in Lagos.

Osagie recently worked as Senior Advisor in Shell’s Upstream International Operated business, based in The Hague, Netherlands (2013 – 2015). One of his key responsibilities was supporting the implementation of the Shell Group revised strategy for the Nigeria business aimed at positioning the Shell Companies in Nigeria for a stronger and more sustainable future. Prior to that, he was the Vice President Human Resources for Shell’s Upstream Business in Sub-Sahara Africa (2008 – 2013). In 2006, he became Human Resources Director and member of the Board for the Shell Petroleum Development Company. He was appointed Vice President for Infrastructure and Logistics for Shell Nigeria between 2007 and 2008.

Osagie was appointed Managing Director of SPDC & Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria on March 1, 2015. He is married to Soala, and they have three children.


  • 02/Jun/2016 UNEP Report Implementation

    We are encouraged by the positive and constructive response from representatives of the communities, NGOs and civil society during recent stakeholder engagements initiated by the Minister. These and other engagements and consultations are in recognition of the Federal Government’s role as lead multi-stakeholder coordinator to implement the UNEP Report’s recommendations.

  • 05/May/2015 Natural Gas Development in Nigeria

    A compelling investment frontier in a turbulent oil market; Speech given by Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, SPDC/Country Chair Shell Companies in Nigeria, at Offshore Technology Conference, Houston on May 05, 2015