Jerry Obionu

Head, Strategy/ Business Development

Jerry Obionu is a result-oriented professional with years of experience cutting across Mining, Agribusiness, Power, and the Oil and Gas industries respectively. A KPMG trained Certified Chartered Accountant with veritable experience in financial management, business development, and general financial advisory spanning diverse projects. While with KPMG, he was also involved in strategic M & A transactions in Ghana and Ivory Coast, and also played a key role in several transaction advisory projects for select State Governments.He worked in Oilserv Limited as the Group Finance Advisor, where he was involved in Project/Corporate Finance, Treasury Management, and overall Business Development and Management. He also managed the acquisition process of some assets in the West African region, whilst exploring and evaluating new opportunities in the East African market.

He worked as a Consultant with Execution Edge Limited where he provided client support in building efficient finance functions positioned to meet cross-functional business requirements, with the primary focus of developing and delivering business plans and strategy and also aligning finance operating model strategy to company and business strategy.

He holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry, a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and a certified Project Management practitioner (PMP). He is currently undertaking the prestigious Lagos Business School Executive MBA program.

Jerry currently heads the Strategy/Business Development unit of WalterSmith Petroman Oil Limited.