Mrs. Eleanor Adaralegbe

Mrs. Eleanor Adaralegbe

CFO/Executive Director

Responsible for

Delivery of strategic Finance operations with key oversights for all financial reporting, Joint Venture Finance, Tax, Supply Chain management, including key Investor and partner engagements.

Skill and experience

Eleanor joined Seplat in February 2015 and brings three decades of diverse experience in both the oil and gas and professional services industries and has held impactful roles in Ernst & Young, ConocoPhillips, Ocean Energy (a subsidiary of Devon Energy), and Addax Petroleum. Until her appointment as CFO Designate in July 2023, Eleanor served as the VP of Finance at Seplat Energy PLC. Eleanor has held various leadership positions in Seplat Energy, including oversight roles over – the Finance, Tax, and Supply Chain Management functions, and serves as chairperson on contracts tender board and a Director on the Board of Elcrest. She has consistently demonstrated exceptional skills in managing key stakeholders within Nigeria's energy sector and fostering strong relationships with the global investor community.

Eleanor is a Chartered Accountant, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She holds a Mathematics Degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and an MSc in Global Finance from City University of London ( Now Bayes Business School, London). She is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School.