NAEE is headed and managed by experienced professionals in the field.

Professor Wumi IledareNAEE President

Omowumi Iledare, Chirota and Emmanuel Egbogah Distinguished Professor of Petroleum, EnergyEconomics Management and Strategy, is the Director of Emerald Energy Insititute, University of Port Harcourt, Nigera and Professor Emeritus in Petroleum Economics and Policy Research at the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, USA. Iledare is an expert in geopolitics of oil and gas resources and supply and upstream petroleum economics, management and strategy.

Professor Adeola AdenikinjuNAEE Immediate Past President.

Current Affiliation: Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan; Research Professor, Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research, University of Ibadan: Senior Special Assistant to the President (Economic Matters), Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President

We are an Awesome Team of diverse diverse experiences in energy economics.

With multiple year of experience, we offer applicable solutions to issues surrounding economics and energy related matters for all industries/sector of the economy.


Current Affiliation: Dr Balkisu Saidu obtained her Bachelors in Law (LLB) from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria in 1998; was called to the Nigerian Bar as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 2000; 

Prof. Uche C. NwogwugwuVice President (Conference and Publication)


Engr. Neeka B. JacobVice President (Membership & Laison)

Engr.Neeka Bragbara Jacob, Ph.D, R.Eng,MCSN, MNIM. Adjunct Professor of Petroleum Engineering.
Born on May 16, 1971 at Nyogor Lueku in Khana, Khalga Rivers State, I am a male citizen of Nigerian and Speaks English, Ogoni and Hausa languages. My background and skills in the industry, upstream, mid and downstream of the oil and gas, the university and the public service sectors will prove to be an effective match for the qualities needed.

Mrs. Folashade OjeTreasurer

Federal Ministry of Power, Abuja.

Dr. Obindah GershonSecretary

Obindah Gershon is a Senior Lecturer in Covenant University’s Department of Economics and Development Studies. His research work and interest cover energy, natural resources, climate change and environment. Obindah previously taught at Georgetown University and worked in the United Kingdom at University of Dundee. While in University of Dundee, for over six years, he researched, designed and tutored energy and petroleum related courses at the prestigious Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP). He is also a Visiting Lecturer to St. Jerome University, Douala and Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt.

Dr. Ali Garba AliAssistant. Secretary

Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Abuja.

Mr. Lanre OladelePublicity Relation Officer

Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, Abuja.

Aliyu Barde AbdullahiAuditor

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Abuja.

Susan FubaraStudent Representative

Emerald Energy Institute, UNIPORT, Port Harcourt.

Dr. Mahmud HassanEx-Officio

Current Affiliation: Consultant/Technical Expert, Steering Committee, African Monetary Fund, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 2010 – Present. Senior Economist, Economic Intelligence Unit, Office of the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria. Principal Economist, Financial Policies and Regulations, Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.

Mrs. Priscillia Adamma Ekpe Chief Regulatory Officer

Priscillia Adamma Ekpe is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Economics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. She received her Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance in 2006 and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2008 from University of Abuja respectively. Mrs. Ekpe currently works at Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory as Assistant Chief Economist.

Dr. Ben ObiEx-Officio

Economics Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Abuja, Abuja.

Prof. Akin IwayemiPresidential Adviser

Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

Prof. Yinka OmorogbePresidential Adviser

Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Ministry of Justice, Edo State. Professor Omorogbe is a graduate of the University of Ife and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1979. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration. Professor Omorogbe is the first African member of the Academic Advisory Group (AAG) of the Section on Energy Environment and infrastructure Law of the international Bar Association

Dr. Tim OkonPresidential Adviser

Chief Executive Officer, International Institute of Petroleum, Energy Law & Policy (IPELP), Abuja.