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Akasemi Ollor

Compliance & Int. Business Practices Manager

 

Akasemi Ollor is the Head of Compliance & International Business Practices for the Group. Her oversight functions include compliance and corporate governance, regulatory and stakeholder relations and  contracts. Akasemi has been responsible for negotiations, providing business advice that reduces risks, setting up the compliance and corporate governance structure of the Group as well as handling relationships with regulators, stakeholders and joint venture partners.

She is a specialist in regulatory compliance, international best practices, contract negotiation and contract administration with a focus on the Oil & Gas and Energy sectors, mergers, acquisitions and project finance. Akasemi possesses expertise in all aspects of risk management especially in complex international energy transactions. She has led project risk review assessments and initiated processes to mitigate said risks.

 Prior to joining Springfield, Akasemi practiced with leading commercial law firm, George Etomi & Partners, where she advised on various commercial transactions including Springfield’s acquisition of WCTP 2, a client’s acquisition of majority interest in a distribution company in the privatization process of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the merger and integration of two nationwide banks and the private placement of bonds for project finance. She was recognized as a lawyer to watch in 2016 by Thisday Newspapers- a nationwide Nigerian publication, and is an author of different articles in various international publications.