Olakunle has over 10 years’ work experience in the Energy Sector, both as a Consultant in the Energy Advisory desk of Akintola Williams Deloitte and in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as a Technical Advisor to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company Limited on legal and commercial matters.
He spent over four (4) years at Akintola Williams Deloitte, one of the big 4 professional services firm in the world, where he was a Senior Tax Consultant and was recognized as an Outstanding Tax Consultant in the 2011/2012 Financial Year. While as a Senior Tax Consultant, he consulted extensively for several major companies including Agip Energy and Natural Resources Limited, Heineken International NV, Siemens Nigeria Limited among others and was a leading Tax Advisory consultant in several projects including Transaction restructuring opinions and implementations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investments in FTZ, Tax Health Checks etc. With the NNPC, Olakunle was key in the set-up of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company Limited (NGMC) and has led major gas marketing initiatives contributing over 25MMScfd of gas volumes within a space of two (2) years. He was active in the expansion of NGMC’s market into the West African region where he led the execution of gas supply arrangement for over 30MMScfd of gas volumes.
Olakunle holds a Bachelors in Law Degree (LLB) from the Lead City University, Ibadan, where he graduated top of his class with First Class Honours, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Bradford University School of Management (UK). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultant (FIMC), a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a member of other professional bodies including the International Bar Association (IBA), Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN). He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP). He is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of QSL Gas and Power Limited.