Board of Directors

Dr. Gabriel Ogbechie


Dr. Gabriel Ogbechie is the founder and Group Managing Director of Rainoil Limited. He has over 30 years cognate experience in the oil and gas industry. In addition to his oil and gas proficiency, he oversees a large conglomerate of businesses which includes real estate marine and agriculture.

Dr. Ogbechie is a graduate of Production Engineering from the University of Benin. He holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Technology Management, from Novena University, Nigeria.

He began his career as a factory engineer between 1989 and 1991 and subsequently joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. He worked at Ascon Oil Limited as Head, Sales and Operations; prior to founding Rainoil Limited in 1997.

Dr. Ogbechie is a pioneer member of the Lagos Business School Owner Manager Programme and has attended several management courses locally and abroad, including the Harvard Business School Owner Manager Programme.

He has established various philanthropic initiatives covering educational / vocational scholarships, youth development through sports and infrastructure projects. He is happily married with children and is passionate about playing lawn tennis.