Mr. Babs Omotowa

Mr. Babs Omotowa

Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr. Babs Omotowa is an international leader in the Energy industry across Europe, Africa, the United States of America, Asia, and the Middle East, in organisation leadership, commercial, strategy and operational roles spanning over 26 years.

Mr. Omotowa holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry, Master’s Degrees in Business Administration specialising in Operations Research and Supply Chain Management, and an Honorary Doctor of Science.

Mr. Omotowa has attended several Leadership programs, at Harvard, INSEAD and IMD. His professional leadership includes being the Global President for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, based in London, UK, and with over 100,000 members globally.


Mr. Omotowa was the Managing Director/CEO of Nigeria LNG Limited ("NLNG") for almost 5 years from December 2011 to September 2016. Prior to joining Nigeria LNG, he served in different capacities including as a Vice-President Shell Sub-Saharan Africa, Director at Shell Petroleum Development Company, a Non-Executive Director of West Africa Gas Pipeline Company, amongst others.

After his role as MD, NLNG, he served as a Vice President of Shell Global Upstream E&P and later as Special Adviser to the Shell Global Upstream Director. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Montserrado Oil and Gas B.V, an Independent Director on the Boards of Pearlhill Technology USA, Stanbic IBTC Holding Plc, and CAP Plc, and Founding President of the Nigerian University of Technology and Management.

Date of appointment

April 1, 2024