Tony O. Elumelu CFR


Tony O. Elumelu is an African investor and philanthropist, and an economist by training. He is the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp), and the Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation.

Osayande Igiehon

Chief Executive Officer

Osayande Igiehon is the Chief Executive Officer of Heirs Oil & Gas. Prior to joining Heirs Oil & Gas, Osayande was Vice-President at Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), in the Hague, Netherlands. He has over twenty-seven years of experience and expertise in the Oil and Gas sector. He held a series of senior management positions in Shell and previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Gabon, where he led the successful turnaround of the operational and financial performance.

Samuel Nwanze

Executive Director/CFO

Samuel Nwanze is the Executive Director and Chief Finance Officer at Heirs Oil and Gas. Prior to this, he was the Chief Investment Officer at Heirs Holdings responsible for investment and capital management.

Sally Udoma

Non-Executive Director

Sally Udoma previously served as general counsel for Chevron Europe, Eurasia, and the Middle East Exploration and Production, as well as Sasol Chevron Consulting Limited and Chevron Nigeria Limited. She was managing counsel at the London Legal Service Centre for Chevron Global Upstream and Gas.

Anil Dua

Non-Executive Director

Anil Dua is a founding partner at Gateway Partners Limited, a private equity fund specialising in dynamic growth markets across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Prior to this, Anil worked for over thirty-five years with Standard Chartered Bank in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the US, where he held various roles including Regional CEO, West Africa and Regional Head of Origination and Client Coverage, Africa.

Ahmadu Kida Musa

Non-Executive Director

Ahmadu Kida Musa previously served as Deputy Managing Director of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited. He has over thirty-two years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry and brings considerable expertise from the Nigerian oil and gas sector.

Stanley Lawson

Non-Executive Director

Dr. Stanley Lawson currently serves on the board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc. He is Managing Partner at Financial Advisory & Investment Consultants Ltd. Dr. Lawson previously occupied the position of Group Executive Director-Finance & Accounts at Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.