Engr Charles Osezua

Engr Charles Osezua - IWFI

Engr. Charles Osezua is a foremost Nigerian Gas Engineer that holds a B.Sc. in Natural Gas Engineering from the Texas A&M University in 1979 and obtained an M.Sc. in Engineering with a split Minor in Business Administration and International Law in 1981.

He championed a number of the early efforts in the development of gas policies in Nigeria. With 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, he has advised at the highest levels of government and the industry, on technical and policy issues.

An entrepreneur and a social engineer, Charles Osezua has promoted and founded a number of businesses and NGOs including; the Owel-Linkso Group – a multidisciplinary service provider to the oil and gas, power and construction industries in Nigeria; Gaslink Nigeria Limited – Nigeria’s foremost gas utility company; Gas Train Limited – a gas development company, building gas infrastructure for gas utilization/monetization in the Niger Delta Region.

At different times, he was appointed Special Assistant to the Head of State on oil and gas matters, Technical Adviser to the Chairman, NNPC Board, and a Member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Board of the Nigerian LNG. A onetime

Past President of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), and a member of the Global Gas Policy Council of the International Gas Union (IGU).

He Chairs a number of Boards including the Governing Council of the Pan Atlantic University; Educational Co-operation Society (ECS) – the founder of the Lagos Business School (LBS); the Institute for Work and Family Integration (IWFI); Cordros Capital Limited, Vallourec Oil & Gas Nigeria, to mention but a few.

He has received a number of national and international honors including the title: Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), from the Federal Government of Nigeria for his professional excellence and contributions to the development of the Nigerian oil and gas industry; he was honored with the European title of the Right Honorable Cavalier of the Order of St. Gregory the Great, by the Pope. He is married with children and many grandchildren.