Mr. Afolabi Oladele has more than 46 years of experience in the oil and gas industry as well as private equity practice. He was mostly with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), serving in various capacities culminating as Group Executive Director in 1995.
He was seconded from NNPC at different times to OPEC, Mobil USA, and Total in France. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering with a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering and Post-graduate Certificates in Petroleum Economics and Management.
He retired as Partner/Senior Advisor Energy/Petroleum at African Capital Alliance, a $1.2 billion Nigerian-based private equity fund manager. He served on the Board of Addax Petroleum and other leading Nigerian independent exploration & production, and financial services companies in Nigeria.
He was appointed to the Board of Aradel Holdings in 2016.