Ibiene Okeleke

Managing Director, Energy Training Centre

Ibiene Okeleke is the Managing Director of Energy Training Centre ETC a capacity-building and business advisory organization delivering bespoke learning solutions, workforce management, and consulting services for the Energy and Manufacturing sectors.
Before becoming MD of ETC, Ibiene was the Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer of Ikeja Electric, a role she took on after the privatization of the Power sector in 2013 and was pivotal in positioning Ikeja Electric as the leading Power Distribution Company in Nigeria. Prior to this, she was the Group Head of Human Resources at the Sahara Group and has held other key leadership roles in the financial services and technology sectors.
She holds an Advanced Human Resources Executive Degree from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, a Master Degree from IESE Business School, University of Navarra Spain and obtained a Bachelor’ degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos. She has also completed a Strategic Human Resource Training course at Harvard Business School and she is a certified Prince 2 Practitioner.
Ibiene Okeleke brings on board thirty years of corporate experience in Human Resources Retail Banking and Executive leadership. She is also an Executive Coach and is passionate about people development, continuous learning, youth empowerment and career development programs.
Ibiene is creatively inspiring with a positive attitude; she is a strong communicator, has a fantastic sense of humor and believes in teamwork. She encourages and inspires her team to strive for higher productivity in the workplace.
She also serves on the Boards of the Women in Energy Network and SheCan Nigeria, she is also a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria. Ibiene resides in Lagos Nigeria and is a mother and a wife.

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)