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Lare Daramola

GM Commercial

Mr. Olarewaju Daramola has 31 years of extensive international oil and gas work experience in Nigeria, Australia, and the Netherlands, in senior roles within operated and non-operated joint ventures.

He has vast expertise, proven leadership, and hands-on managerial experience across Commercial (Operated Assets, Opportunity Maturation, Contracts/Agreements, Acquisition and Divestment Deals), Government Relations, Information Management and Technology.

Prior to his appointment at Aradel Holdings, he served as the Gas Planning and Optimisation Manager for Shell Nigeria. While at Shell, Mr Daramola was responsible for the country’s gas strategy development and implementation, business planning, and gas advocacy. He also served as the Non-Operated Venture Manager, where he oversaw the governance of non-operated ventures, marginal fields management, divestment transactions, and commercial agreements.

He holds a First-Class Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Lagos and an MBA from Rushmore University (Online).

He joined Aradel Holdings in September 2021.