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Engr. Simbi Wabote

Engr. Simbi Wabote is an experienced Oil and Gas professional with proven track record in Engineering, Supply Chain, Stakeholders management, Local Business Development (Local Content) and General Management. Has over 20 years top-flight experience in International, Multinational and National business environment. A Change Management Agent with well developed ability to manage change and implement strategic business models. He is Business and Stakeholder focused with talent for identifying and building long lasting relationship for business success. Proven track record of effectively developing strategy that leads to successful business outcomes. An effective and resourceful manager who is able to build and manage divers and high performing teams.

Most recently as Shell C&P Global Local Content Manager, he has the responsibility to develop Local Content Strategy for Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) Upstream, and Downstream operation in addition to ensuring implementation for business outcome. Development of local procurement strategy, local and international partnership development strategy, cross-functional team management and the alignment of global supply chains with local supply chains in countries like Nigeria, Gabon, Brunei, Oman, Kazakhstan, Australia, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Americas, USA and new frontier countries for Shell.

He is currently the Executive Secretary of the NCDMB

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