Mr. Hezekiah Oyinlola holds a B.Sc Accounting (First Class Hons.) degree in Accounting (1979) from the University of Ghana, Legon and an MBA from the Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Stanford, U.S.A.
He is a seasoned professional with over thirty (30) years’ work experience in the Oil and Gas industry, having worked with Schlumberger Group from 1984 till date.
He has at various times served in management capacity, including being the first Nigerian Managing Director of Schlumberger Group in Nigeria and rose through the ranks to Vice President & Group Treasurer and later to become the Chairman Africa, Schlumberger Group, a position he has held from 2011 till date.
He is a member of the Advisory Board, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board; the Executive Committee, African Diaspora Health Initiative; the Board of Trustees, Nigerian American Multicultural Council; and President and Member of the Board of the Schlumberger Foundation. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Mr. Oyinlola is an alumnus of several local and international training programs on Infrastructure and Energy Finance, Reservoir Engineering, Petroleum Fiscal Systems and Economics, Project Finance, International Tax Management, Crisis Management and Management, Banking, Finance, Trade and Investment at institutions such as the Oxford University Institute for Energy Studies, Institute for Management Development, (IMD), Switzerland.
He joined the Board on April 24, 2014.