Bringing prosperity to Nigeria's poor through energy and climate change ideas and action

Ewah Otu Eleri

Executive Director

Ewah has worked on energy and environment reform issues in twelve African countries. He has specialised in the practical issues associated with expansion of energy access, energy and climate change linkages and public-private-partnership.

Ewah has over the past 20 years been consulting for the World Bank, UNDP, Governments of Canada, Norway, United States, United Kingdom, and the Federal Government of Nigeria. He is the Lead Author of the Renewable Energy Master Plan for Nigeria – the Federal Government’s 20-year Renewable Energy Investment Framework.

Ewah is the Executive Director of ICEED and Coordinates the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.

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Precious Osamede Onuvae

Precious is an Economist with specialization in energy and climate change finance. She has previously worked for the Nigeria Country Office World Bank and the Gas to Power Integrated Project in Nigeria.

Precious is completing an M.Sc in Economics from the University of Abuja. She is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria.

Precious contributed to Nigeria and Climate Change – Road to COP15 – Nigeria’s national position on the Copenhagen climate negotiation conference.

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Olugbolahan Mark-George (OMG)

Senior Associate

OMG is a financial service professional with over twenty five years experience in private equity / venture capital, international finance, insurance and investment management.

He brings a wealth of experience from international development, business and financial services sectors to his role in ICEED.

OMG contributes to ICEED’s work in developing smart financial services for the promotion of pro-poor clean energy access.

Okechukwu Ugwu

Okey works within the renewable energy team.

His current projects include the design of several solar-based rural electrification projects, the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the development of new clean energy legislation.

Okey is an Electrical Engineer.

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Huzi Ishaku Mshelia

Director

Huzi has contributed in strengthening Nigeria’s policy and institution in the environment and energy sector for over 25 years. He has specialized in policy and legal issues on climate change, environment and energy matters. He led work on the Bill for the Establishment of the National Climate Change Commission in Nigeria.

Huzi is a Director in ICEED and Coordinates the Nigeria Climate Action Network.

Olakunle Aremu

Kunle is the Logistics Officer.

He provides support services for the smooth running of the office.

Onochie Anwara

Onochie is the Finance Officer. He has experience in project management and clean energy financing.

Onochie is an economist and has advanced training in project management.

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Prof. Anthony Olusegun Adegbulugbe

Senior Associate

Anthony is a retired Professor of Energy Economics and leads ICEED’s work on expanding access to electricity access and clean cooking energy. He is a former Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Energy. Anthony’s main areas of work includes LPG market development, national electricity access expansion and greenhouse gas emission abatement in the energy sector.

Priscilla Yusuf

Priscilla is ICEED’s Finance & Admin Manager. She is a certified National Accountant.
Priscilla brings a solid professional education and experience to managing the centre’s several projects.

Folake Salawu

Folake is ICEED’s Policy Advocacy and Communication Officer on clean energy and climate change. Her speciality lies in gender and energy issues associated with expansion of sustainable energy access to women and other vulnerable groups.

She has over the past 9 years, worked on gender, energy and environmental issues in Nigeria. Her field of interest lies in energy and environmental policies analyses and stakeholders’ engagement for sustainable development.

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Prof. Richard Olayiwola Fagbenle

Professor Fagbenle is an ICEED Senior Associate and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University. He obtained a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

Prof Fagbenle, a leading energy expert, is involved in several national and international energy projects and programmes. He was the first Director of Energy Affairs in the Republic of Botswana and later the Energy Advisor to the government in 1998 – 2002.

He has been actively involved in Nigeria’s energy sector as Consultant on several national projects, among which are: the Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP); the National Energy Master Plan (NEMP); Renewable Electricity Action Programme; World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE) project on Nigeria; Canadian Government’s Clean Development Mechanism Small Projects Facility for Nigeria.

Prof Fagbenle is on Nigeria’s climate change negotiating team as an Adviser on Technology Transfer issues.