Engr. Kevin Nwanze
Engr. Kevin Nwanze
Kevin is the Co-founder and Chairman of Detechno-fluid Services Limited – an engineering and technology services company. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a COREN-registered Engineer. He is also a fellow of both the Institute of Management Consultants and the Institute of Credit Administration. Get InTouch
He is a consummate energy professional with several years of work experience, spanning several sectors of the Nigerian economy, including the Public, Private and Not-for-Profit Organisations. His management experience includes public policy research/development, risk management, strategic management, business planning/performance and technology research/venture management.
He has worked with and led both local and international energy industry experts to champion sustainable concepts in oil and gas resource management. He has also consulted for and provided project development services to industry players, particularly in the areas of energy (oil, gas and power) business set up and expansion strategies, during which he has developed workable models and solutions for business growth and development.
Kevin started his career as a research officer and later rose to the position of the head of energy research unit at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) – Nigeria’s premier private-sector think-tank and leading economic policy advocacy and research institution. Before venturing into entrepreneurship, he had worked for the following organisations as: Head of Consulting and Technical Studies at the International Energy Services Limited (IESL) – one of Africa’s major energy (oil, gas and power) services companies; Acting Director of Research and Advocacy at Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria – an affiliate of the Institute of Directors, UK; Key Accounts Manager at Amazon Energy Limited – one of Nigeria’s major energy and engineering design companies; Master 1 at Delta State Post Primary Education Board, Etc.
Kevin holds: an MBA in Project Management, obtained from Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK; a Master’s Degree in Energy and Petroleum Economics from Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He is a recipient of several achievement awards, including an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor of Science) in Petroleum Sector Management and Economic Development by the European-American University, Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica.
He is a member of several professional associations, including the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE), Nigerian Society of Engineers, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), British Project Professional Society (BPPS), and International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), amongst others. He is an avid reader and writer, with a number of publications on the energy sector to his credit. He is widely travelled and has served as a training facilitator and a resource person at various energy industry fora.