Funmi Ogbue

Chief Executive Officer, Zigma

Funmi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zigma Limited. She holds an MSc. in Organisational
Change & Development from the University of Manchester, and a BSc. in Sociology from the University of Lagos.
Funmi has taken what began as an oil & gas service company to become an integrated oil & gas company positioned to
maximize the current commercial and regulatory environment, operate in a lean and mean manner and extract value
from every available opportunity.
Prior to working at Zigma, Funmi worked with start-up phase 3 Exploration & Production companies –Abacan
Resources Inc (Technical Partner to Alfred James Petroleum, Amni Petroleum and Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum), Canadian
Occidental Petroleum (Nexen Petroleum), Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company. She held various roles in
Admin, Finance, Economics & Planning, New Ventures, Procurement and HR.
Funmi’s experience has also included, Human Resources Director at British American Tobacco, and senior HR positions
in multi-national companies such as Mercer Mergers and Acquisition in the United Kingdom. At Jake Riley, she led several public sector reform projects and has nurtured close relationships and an understanding of the Oil & Gas regulatory framework having been involved in the Oil & Gas Policy review efforts.

9.30 - 11.30 AM

Day - 2 23 November

Arrivals & Registration




11.30 - 12.30 PM

Day - 2 23 November

Climate Smart Energy Investments

  • Training programs and initiatives to build technical capacity in the green energy sector
  • Leveraging public-private partnerships to enhance green energy capacity building
  • Building capacity for the integration of renewable energy into existing energy systems
  • Enhancing capacity for energy storage and grid management for renewable energy systems
  • Addressing capacity building needs in developing countries to support the energy transition.
3.30.00 - 5.30.00 PM

Day - 2 23 November

Smart Metering Suppression

  • Technical requirements and standards for smart metering systems
  • 2.4.2. The benefits of smart metering for energy management and efficiency
  • Challenges and barriers to implementing smart metering systems
  • Regulatory and policy frameworks to support smart metering adoption
  • The potential for smart metering to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources.
2.30 - 3.15 PM

Day - 1 18 July

Women Energy Champions Roundtable

  • Moderated by: Engr. Femi Olaniyan, CEO Collageo/NEF Stakeholder Engagement Lead
  • Boosting Smart Sustainable Metering Infrastructure Chantelle Abdul, MD/CEO MOJEC International.
  • People, Skills and Jobs: Priorities for Sustainable Energy Transition Funmi Ogbue, MD/CEO,
  • Zigma & President, Women in Energy Network.
    Eriye Onagoruwa, Group Head, External Affairs & Government Relations, Waltersmith.
  • Re-skilling and Up-skilling Capacity for Energy Transition Ibiene Okeleke, MD/CEO, Energy Training Centre.
  • Mobilizing Small Grants for Sustainable Energy Development Ibironke Oluwabamise, National Coordinator, GEF-SGP UNDP
  • Transforming Solar Home Systems and Investments Lande Abudu, Component
    Lead, Standalone Solar Home Systems (SHS), Nigeria Electrification Project, REA.
  • Innovative Financing for Clean Energy Revolution Dr. Kate Steel, CEO Nithio,
    USA (Hybrid)