Management Team

SunTrust Oil is run by a diverse and highly qualified team of professionals who bring a wealth of experience to achieve our desire of becoming a foremost oil and gas exploration and production company in Africa and beyond.
Ugo Okafor

Ugo Okafor

PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Ugo is an astute professional and business executive with experience spanning over 20 years in management, business strategy and the oil and gas industry.

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Rachel Akhuetie (FCA)

Rachel Akhuetie (FCA)

Executive Director - Finance, Commercial and Services

Rachel is a highly driven multi-skilled professional with over 20 years of extensive experience in Accounting & Finance, Oil & Gas Commercial, Human Resource Management and Organizational Strategy. 

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Hilary Okonye

Hilary Okonye

Executive Director - CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Hilary is a Director at SunTrust Oil. He graduated from the University of Benin, Benin City, where he obtained a B.Eng. in Production Engineering with a second class honours (Upper division). With 13 years of experience in drilling, workover operation and other industry related jobs. 

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Malije Okoye

Malije Okoye

Executive Director - CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER/MANAGING CONSULTANT

Member, Fellow of the Institute of Credit Association (FICA). B. Eng (Hons), Mech. Engineering, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. Associate member of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

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Yewande Ajilore

Yewande Ajilore

HEAD, LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE

Yewande is a skilled legal practitioner with expertise in Business Advisory, Corporate & amp; Commercial and Energy & Project Finance Law with over 12 years of hands-on experience.

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Ekeno Ndebbio

Ekeno Ndebbio

FINANCE AND JV ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Ekeno is a graduate of accounting from the University of Calabar, a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

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Okenwa Kalu Emekwo

Okenwa Kalu Emekwo

HEAD, OPERATIONS AND HSE

Okenwa is SunTrust Oil’s Operations Manager and has over 14 year’s working experience in the Nigerian oil and gas sector, most of them in Geosciences, Production operation, Project management, Crude Oil Export and other Oil industry-related services.

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