Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Oando PLC
Ngozi Okonkwo is the Chief Legal Officer of Oando PLC. Before assuming this role, she was Head, Legal Services of the company, responsible for legal supervisory oversight over the two upstream entities in Group, one downstream entity and all projects at the parent company level.
Prior to joining Oando, Ngozi worked with F.O Akinrele & Co. as Junior Counsel and KPMG Professional Services (previously known as Arthur Andersen) as Manager in the Tax, Regulatory and People Services unit and Head of indirect tax services, providing advice and compliance services to oil and gas and independent power producing companies and provision of legal secretarial services to private oil service companies.
She obtained LLB (Hons) from The University of Nigeria, Enugu in 1997 and BL from The Nigerian Law School, Abuja in 1999.
Ngozi is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, honorary fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal scholars of the centre for International Legal Studies, Austria, Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom and Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria.