Bala Wunti

Bala Wunti

Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Strategy, NNPC

Mr Wunti is the Chief Strategist and Commercial Superintendent of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) where he is charged with controlling overall business planning and budget administration. The Chief Strategist is an accomplished senior-level professional offering over 25 years of progressive experience in developing and implementing tailored and holistic business/economic solutions to complex challenges in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. Prior to his present appointment, Mr Wunti was the Technical Advisor to the GMD/CEO, NNPC where he championed the design and implementation of a Petroleum Product Supply and Distribution Model. He was also the pioneer General Manager of the NNPC Efficiency Unit (2015 -2016) where he set the tone for ‘turning NNPC’s curve’ to a highly efficient and superbly performing organisation with companywide enhancements and implementing a comprehensive approach to increasing revenue and ensuring cost curtailment. Mr. Wunti has a B.Sc and an MBA degrees and loves coaching and mentoring young and middle management level professionals. He is married with four children.