Obidike Nelkon Uzu
Engr. Obi Uzu is a versatile engineer and entrepreneur with more than 25 years oil & gas industry experience in Drilling Operation ( Sedco Forex), Production Technology (SPDC) and Process and Pipeline Services (B.J Services, a subsidiary of Baker Hughes Inc.) and supervised many successfully projects in Nigeria, America and UK.
He retired from BJ Services in 2009 to setup the Global Process and Pipeline Services Limited (GPPSL) where he is presently the Managing Director.
His company, GPPSL, is a leading indigenous process and pipeline services delivery company in Nigeria serving a wide spectrum of International and other Oil companies, in Nigeria, applying top-notch technology and innovation to deliver on multi-million dollar projects/tasks. The company has an ISO:9001 certification, which is a testament to its commitment to quality, and a structured internal system and processes.
He holds a masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Port-Harcourt. And had extensive on-the-job training in Field Services, Sales, Leadership and Business Development around the world.
He is on the board of trustee of Professional Pipeline Association of Nigeria (PLAN) and a founding member of The Professional Institute of Pipeline Engineers. He is a registered Engineer by COREN and a member SPE and NSE. He is also an alumni of both Harvard Business School and Cambridge Judge Business School.
Engr. Obi Uzu is a philanthropist with a heart for supporting education and socio-economic development causes. He is a fan of music. He is both a Life Member and Patron of the prestigious Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and Metropolitan Club Victoria Island, Lagos.
He is married to his lifelong friend, Mrs Blessing Uzu and their union is blessed with three children.