Board of Directors

Mr. Mandella Golkus

Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Mr. Golkus holds a Bachelor of Laws [LL.B] (Second Class Honors Upper Division) from the University of Jos. He is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012, having passed the Council of Legal Education Qualifying Examinations with Second Class Honors Upper Division. He is currently undergoing a Master of Laws programme at the University of Lagos.

He has extensive legal, corporate commercial, company secretarial, compliance and corporate governance experience spanning about (11) years. Before his current role, he was the Lead Company Secretariat & Investor Relations of Eterna Plc. Prior to joining Eterna, he worked at Rainoil Limited as Legal Officer assisting the Company Secretary & Legal Adviser in the secretariat, compliance, and legal advisory role. Prior to that, he was Legal & Compliance Officer at FBN General Insurance Ltd, responsible for regulatory compliance and advisory support, and before that, he worked in Total E&P Nigeria CPFA Limited assisting the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser in the advisory, compliance, legal risk management and governance function.

He garnered core criminal and civil litigation, corporate commercial, and legal advisory expertise from serving in the Public Sector (Bauchi State Ministry of Justice) and working in corporate commercial law firms in Lagos in his formative years in practice.

In the course of a career spanning over a decade, he has garnered invaluable knowledge and experience in the legal aspects of energy, oil & gas, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, corporate governance and company secretarial practice.

Mr. Golkus is married with two children. He is a published author, poet and a music enthusiast.