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Demola Adeyemi–Bero - Managing Director & CEO - First E&P

Demola Adeyemi–Bero


Managing Director & CEO
First E&P

Ademola Adeyemi-Bero is an E&P professional with over 30 years experience in the Petroleum Industry. He is the founding, Managing Director / CEO of First E&P. Prior to this he spent 5 years with the BG Group as President/Managing Director for BG Nigeria’s business interests. ‘Demola spent 20 years with Shell, where he occupied several significant roles in several countries. His roles in Shell included Business Director / Board Executive of Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited (SPDC) where he was responsible for Corporate Strategy & Planning, Commercial, JV Management, Information Technology and the Exploration portfolio, Vice President – New Business Development in Africa within Shell International E&P with accountability for new country entry strategies for Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and East/West Africa, as well as growing existing positions in Nigeria, Gabon and Cameroon. In these executive roles, ’Demola provided leadership over technical and commercial teams, delivering value to the Shell group. Aside from these executive roles, ‘he is an accomplished Oil & Gas Technical & Business Manager. His other experiences in Shell have spanned Asset Management roles in Nigeria, Asset Leadership roles in the Louisiana Assets of Shell Oil Company, USA, Principal technical roles in Shell operations in Nigeria and Business Advisory roles within Shell Group head-quarters in The Netherlands.‘Demola is a Bachelor of Science graduate of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland in (Offshore) Civil Engineering and a post-graduate from the Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London, England with a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.


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