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Board of Directors

Mr. Farouk Ahmed

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ahmed is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology. He commenced his career as a Logic Board Verification Engineer at Apple Computer Inc. (later called Apple Inc.), in Dallas, Tx. USA.

He returned to Nigeria to honour the call to serve his father land under the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and later joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) where he grew through the ranks and spent thirty-two meritorious years.  Mr. Ahmed has a sound commercial and trading background and has held several senior positions over the 34 years’ spanning his professional career in the oil and gas industry including the positions of:

  • Senior Crude Oil Trader – Duke Oil Inc.;
  • Manager – Crude Oil Export Programming and Nominations, Shipping and Terminals (Crude Oil Marketing Division-NNPC);
  • Executive Director-Commercial – Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC);
  • Managing Director – NiDAS Marine Limited;
  • Executive Secretary – Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Authority (PPPRA);
  • Managing Director – PPMC;
  • Special Adviser (Downstream) to the GMD-NNPC.

Mr. Ahmed is a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE); Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE-USA) and a Registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

He was a member of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Shippers Council and is currently the MD/CEO – Hauwath Consulting Limited.