Mr. Ageh holds a Ph.D. in Leadership from the Dallas Baptist University, Texas, USA. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) and a Master of Science (M.sc) in Chemical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University. He has attended various executive management programs at Harvard Business School, IMD Business School, and the London Management Center. He is a professional member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), and the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSCE).
Prior to joining NDEP Plc, he served as the Chief Operating Officer for First Hydrocarbon Nigeria from 2016 to 2020, during which he led the rapid turnaround of OML 26 to a high-performing asset with a significant increase in resource base and the improvement in operational efficiency across the company.
Mr. Ageh has over 25 years of experience with a proven record of accomplishments in deepwater production operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (Mars Basin), Offshore West Africa (Bonga Main Development, Bonga North Project & EA), and Onshore Assets in Nigeria. During this time, he managed various production engineering projects for Shell across the globe and championed LEAN initiatives in Shell Operations in Sub Saharan Africa.