Company Secretary / Legal Counsel
Chike is the company’s secretary and legal advisor. He is responsible for the efficient administration of the company, particularly with respect to ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance. In his advisory role, Chike structures and negotiates business deals for the company. Such deals include interconnected and isolated mini-grid transactions, debt and equity finance transactions, and service level agreements. He has built up a wide range of experience over the years in corporate finance and energy law practice. While in his previous employments with G&E Solicitors and Powerhouse International Limited, he was part of the team that advised KDI Energy Resources Limited and Dozzy Integrated Power Consortium on the acquisition of Gbarain Generation Company Limited and Egbema Generation Company Limited respectively, which were sold by the Federal Government of Nigeria under the National Integrated Power Project. Chike holds a Master of Laws (with distinction) from the University of Glasgow (UK) in corporate and financial law. He is currently undertaking his doctoral program at the University of Aberdeen, UK, which is focused on the legal aspects of asset securitisations.