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Consulting Partner
Qualification: LLB., MA

Zina is an experienced professional who has trained and worked in the United States of America and Nigeria. Zina has spent most of her career working on growth, alignment and operational efficiency with several fortune 500 companies, first as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then with Hewlett Packard as part of the strategy group with the Software Services Strategic Business Unit.

She is also an Attorney, called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992, and holds a masters degree in Financial Services Law from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. She is an alumnus of several advanced strategic courses, including the Mergers & Acquisitions course at Wharton School of Business, Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers at Georgia Tech, Black Belt Quality Certification from HP and Project Management certificates from George Washington University.


Consulting Partner
Qualification: MBA; AMP; FICA; CM, FNIMN, MNIM, HCIB

Efiong is a graduate of Finance (Hons) and holds a Masters Degree (MBA) in Marketing (with bias in Consumer Behavior and Communication). He also holds an International Certificate in Housing Finance and Securitization, as well as Conference Certificate in Corporate Leadership Transformation. He is a Chartered banker, Chartered / Registered marketer, as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration. He attended University of Nigeria (Enugu Campus), Lagos Business School (Pan African University), Wharton (University of Pennsylvania).
He is an acclaimed trainer in Strategy, Business Processes, Risk Management, Marketing, and Credit / Lending. He has core hands-on experience in Brand Building, Brand Repositioning, Target market penetration and acceptability for both ‘green’ and “brown” field organizations.

Efiong is a former Managing Director of Access Homes & Mortgages Limited, former General Manager (Commercial Banking) Access Bank Plc, former Managing Director Omega Savings & Loans, and former Managing Director, Finacorp Building Society Limited (now Mortgages PHB).
He has also served in the following capacities:
Two Term Vice President, (MBAN) 2004-2008
Secretary, CBN/COMIN Subcommittee on Repositioning of Mortgage Institutions in
Member, CBN/COMIN on Ethical Standards & Best Practices in Mortgages, Nigeria
Secretary, AMP14 Class Set, LBSAA
Vocational Director, Rotary Club of Ikeja South.
Financial Secretary ASSIBIFIE (Gamji /International Trust Bank Chapter ) 1991
Chairman, NUBIFIE Local 260 (Mercantile Bank Chapter) 1984


  • African Leader of Integrity Merit Award (2007)
  • Leadership Merit Award (2007)
  • Meritorious Diamond Award for National Development (2005)
  • Role Model Gold Award (2005)


Nigerian Country Director
Qualification: B.A Hons, PDip, M.Sc

Ibby is a motivational and results–oriented Human Capital Development professional, with 20 years’ experience from world class organizations which includes: Goldman Sachs International, Barclays Capital, Access Bank; where she was Head HR International, responsible for 9 international subsidiaries (Ghana, UK, Burundi, Gambia, Zambia, Congo and Ivory Coast) as well as, 3 non-Bank Subsidiaries and recently Head of Directorate, HR & Strategy for Custodian and Allied Insurance Plc.

She is a member of CIPD, British Computer Society, International Software Testing & Qualifications Board and given several management and Leadership courses, seminars and workshop at the prestigious Lagos Business School. Ibby is a life member of the London School of Economics (LSE) alumnus.


Maritime Consultant
Qualification: B. Engr, MBA, MNI

Captain (Engr) Bodunrin Peter ONWORDI mni, a highly-rated Marine Engineer, had a distinguished military career in the Nigerian Navy (NN) from which he voluntarily retired on December 23, 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering (1991), Diploma in Marine Industry Surveying (2009), Master of Business Administration (MBA-2004), OND &HND Mechanical Engineering (Yaba -1982) and an awardee of Member of the National Institute (mni-2010). In Military service, he rose from the rank of Sub-Lieutenant (1984) to Navy Captain in May 2004.

He attended advanced training within the country and participated in Nigerian –led ECOMOG operation in Liberia. During his service with the Nigerian Navy.

Captain (Engr.) Onwordi is a corporate member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE), A Registered member with Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN), Member International Institute of Marine Surveying (MIIMS) London, National Secretary Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyor in Nigeria and Publicity Secretary of the Society of Nigerian Mariners. He is also ISPS Code certified.

Captain (Engr.) Peter Onwordi is presently the Marine Logistics and Security Coordinator of EGP-3B Chevron Platform Offshore Escravos on behalf of Energy Services.


Maritime Consultant
Qualification: B. Engr, PGD

Captain Obiora is a seasoned professional with over 35 years of progressive shipping experience on various vessel types and in the oil and gas industry.

He has an Engineering degree from the School of Maritime Studies, Plymouth UK and a Class 1 Certificate of Competency from South Tyneside College, UK. He further broadened his knowledge with a post graduate diploma in Business Administration from Enugu State University of Technology Business School. Captain Obiora rose through the ranks in his professional experience from Junior Engineer in Nigerian National Shipping Line to Chief Marine Engineer in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Monitoring Division where he was responsible for reviewing all shipping and marine operational reports as well as acting as the NNPC representative on the Marine Advisory Team of the Brass LNG project.

He is a technically aware marine engineer with an excellent level of interpersonal skills across different cultures and is very passionate about Managing and Resolving Industrial Conflict especially in the Maritime Sector.