Revd. Victor Abimbola Olaiya


Reverend Victor Abimbola Olaiya, born in 1956, is a distinguished professional with a diverse educational background and extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. He holds an Ordinary National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Yaba College of Technology (1977), a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ife (1981) and Master of Business Administration from the University of Lagos in 1988.

Reverend Olaiya is a well noted member of several professional bodies, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), and the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He further expanded his knowledge base by obtaining a Bachelor of Theology degree from the Baptist College of Theology, Lagos.

His illustrious career spanning over three decades in the oil and gas sector includes roles such as Facilities Engineer, Drilling Engineering and Operations, and General Manager, Venture Relations Department of the Upstream Affiliates of ExxonMobil.

In addition to his corporate accomplishments, Reverend Olaiya has made significant contributions to the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), serving as the Chairman of Lagos Section 61 in 1988. His commitment to service extends beyond the corporate world, as evidenced by his tenure as the pastor of New Insight Baptist Church, Ogudu, Lagos, from which he retired in October 2021 after nearly seven years of dedicated service.

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