M.O.A Sunmonu, CON
Mr Mutiu Sunmonu is an accomplished technocrat, with over 36 years experience in the oil & gas industry in Nigeria, UK & Netherlands. He graduated from the University of Lagos with a first class BSc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Served as the Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Vice President of Production Sub-Saharan Africa at Royal Dutch Shell plc and served as its Country Chairman of Nigeria since December 31, 2009.
Led Shell’s multi-billion dollar operations in Nigeria employing over 4000 direct staff with revenue contribution to the Nigerian Government of ~$70 billion dollars between 2009-2013.
He joined Royal Dutch Shell as a Computer Programmer and Business Analyst and became a Senior EDP Auditor, where he was responsible for operational audit of computer systems, business applications, as well as the computing and network environment. He later served as the Head of IT Infrastructure Services and IT Manager of SPDC.
Mr. Sunmonu moved from the IT function, to the core production area of the business where he worked as Area Production Manager, overseeing some 10 producing fields and was appointed as Asset Manager of Southern Swamp Area, with responsibility for 12 producing fields. He worked as Regional Business Adviser at the Shell Headquarters at The Hague. In this role, he was part of the team that developed the initial investment proposal for the China West to East integrated pipeline and gas supply project.
He served in the capacity of General Manager Production for the SPDC Eastern operations. and as Country Chairman of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. He also served as SPDC's Executive Director of Corporate Affairs and as its Executive Director of Production, where he had overall accountability for its oil and gas production activities and delivery.
He serves as the Chairman of Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank and has been Non-Executive Chairman of San Leon Energy Plc since September 21, 2016. He is also currently the Chairman of the Board of Julius Berger Nigeria and Director of Petralon Energy Resources and Unilever Nigeria Limited.
As the Chairman of the board, Mr. Sunmonu brings his wealth of experience to provide leadership to the board of SEL Capital.