Founder & Trustee
Emeka Okwuosa is founder and trustee of the Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation. Emeka guides the overall direction of the foundation, leads a group of trustees in shaping the foundation’s strategies and activities, and works to enhance the quality of assistance available to the foundation’s beneficiaries by collaborating with other national and international philanthropic actors.
Although the Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation was incorporated in 2011, Emeka began his philanthropic activities in the 1990s when he started providing, among other things, access to food, clean water and scholarship opportunities throughout various communities in Anambra State. Over the years, his passion for developing human capacity has extended to both his philanthropic and entrepreneurial endeavors.
Emeka graduated in 1982 from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife with a BSc in Electronic & Electrical Engineering and worked for an international multinational oil and gas service company before establishing several companies spanning the oil and gas, mining and agriculture industries. He is currently Group Chief Executive Officer of: Oilserv Limited, Frazimex Engineering Limited, Frazoil Exploration and Production (E&P) Limited, Frazpower Limited, Ekcel Farms Limited and Crown Energy Resources Limited. Together with other key practitioners in the oil and gas engineering, exploration and production sectors, Emeka was instrumental in the enactment of Nigeria’s oil and gas local content law in 2010, which helped to institutionalize the development of sustainable local capacity in the oil and gas industry.
The third of four children, Emeka grew up in Oraifite, Anambra State. He is a Knight of St. Christopher (KSC) of the Anglican Communion and he is married with three children.
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