Oti Ikomi, CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman, Proton Energy
Oti is the founder, CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman of Proton Energy. He is a Business Leader and Infrastructure Developer.
Proton Energy is a leading Nigerian based Independent Power Plant (IPP) developer with a focus to develop and operate power plants across Nigeria and subsequently in Sub Saharan Africa. Proton Energy is sponsoring the development of three new gas powered power plants in support of the development of the Nigeria power sector and to assist in meeting the growing energy needs of the citizens of Nigeria. Target installed new power generation in the next five years is an installed capacity of 1,500 MW.
Oti has a record of performance and experience covering over 30 African countries. He additionally has Board Chairmanship positions of companies in Retail and IT. He was the founding CEO of Keystone Bank, with senior executive positions at Citibank, Standard Bank of South Africa and Ecobank Transnational Inc. Earlier experience with Eastman Kodak,USA and Unilever. He has a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York and is a member of Tau Beta Pi – American National Engineering Honor Society and Omega Rho – International Operations Research Honor Society.
Panellist at the Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting at RSA House, London on 5-6 April.