General Manager – Policy, Government & Public Affairs
Chevron Nigeria Ltd
Esimaje Brikinn is the General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, (PGPA) Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), a role he assumed in December 2016. He is based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Brikinn joined CNL on April 1, 1996 as an operator trainee for the Escravos Gas Project and moved to the Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) department in year 2000 as a Field Public Affairs Representative, interfacing with community stakeholders in support of field operations and capital projects.
Within PGPA, he has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in Nigeria and the United States in the course of his career. These include: Community Engagement Representative, Government Affairs Representative, Community Engagement Coordinator, Social Performance Advisor, Manager Social Performance & Planning and Area Manager, PGPA West. As Area Manager, he provided leadership in planning and executing Company’s strategies for stakeholder engagement, social investment and social issues plus risk management in support of Chevron’s operations and capital projects in the Niger Delta.
Brikinn received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Akure in 1989 and a Master’s degree in Production Engineering (Industrial Engineering option) from the University of Benin in 1993. He also holds a certificate in Sustainable Environmental Management from the College of Natural Resources of the University of California, Berkeley.
Brikinn is happily married with children.