Mr. Orikolade Karim has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Costain West Africa PLC since November 21, 2008. Prior to that, he served as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.
His career began at the Guardian Royal Exchange, in the United Kingdom, which he joined in 1988 as Trainee Manager after graduating from City University of London with a Bachelors degree in Business Law in 1987.
The experience he gained at the Guardian Royal Exchange led to a senior management role at H.K. Beaumont & Associates from the United Kingdom but he left the company and created Koda Trading Limited.
He also serves as Member of the Boards of Directors in Shoreline Energy International Ltd, Schlumberger Testing & Production Services Nigeria Ltd and serves as Chairman of Nigerian Ropes Plc. He received a Bachelors degree in Law from the City University London in 1987.