THE BOARD & EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
… last mile in safety and ease
HRH. NASIRU ADO BAYERO (OFR)
(CHAIRMAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS)
His Royal Highness (HRH) Nasiru Ado Bayero is a Nigerian banker and businessman. He is the current Emir of Bichi Emirate Council, in Kano State, Nigeria. He had over 30 years of experience working as a banker and financial advisor. He has worked with Continental Merchant Bank Nigeria, Coastal Corporation in Houston, Texas and then Hamlet Investment Ltd London. He assumed office as the board Chairman of K-Impex Airline Limited in May 2022.
He brings to bare in the board of K-Impex Airline all these years of experience to his roles as the Board Chairman. In recognition of his meritorious service to Nigeria and Mankind, he is awarded a National Honor of OFR (Officer of the Federal Republic) by the President Commander in Chief of Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
ENGR. OZIGI ABEL PhD
Engr. Ozigi Abel (Ph.D.) has a background in Engineering. He had a transitory governmental time as a project liaison and management advisor to a state government. He is also a business man who has chaired many committees and developmental projects and is a member of the boards of many organizations.
His professional membership includes:
- Nigerian Society of Engineers
- Registered Engineer Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)
- National Institute of Power Engineers (N.I.P.E)
- New York Academy of Science and
- American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Engr. Ozigi is an accomplished publisher with over 50 journal articles, sponsored research and conferences papers delivered.
His managerial perspicuity ranges from strong interpersonal and communication skills to the ability to work within complex systems.
He is also a critical thinker with a high hankering for team work. He conveys and will bring to fore all these years of productivity and proficiency on large scale projects to his roles as the CEO.
(Executive Director, Project Management and Chief Operating Officer)
Ozigi David is a dynamic and result driven project management professional with extensive experience providing portfolio management services to multiple projects spanning a broad range of industries. He obtained his MBA from the University of Leicester and he is also a Business Information Technology specialist with a first degree from the University of Greenwich.
His key responsibilities include tracking projects to ensure progress and timely completion of milestones within budget. To his credit, he has developed and rolled out project reporting mechanism which clearly provided stakeholders with visibility of key metrics and progress made by each project per work stream. A pragmatic individual and an outstanding team player capable of supportting programmes and project managers on multiple delivery streams to deliver transformation programmes, he is a certified Agile PM (APM) and PRINCE2 Practitioner whose area of expertise includes:
- MI Reporting
- RAID Management
- Change Management
- Business Case & PID Development
- Process Definition & improvement
- Quality Assurance & Action Logging.
Between 2019 to 2020, he worked as a global PMO Manager for HSBC in the UK where he was directly engaged in its global ITID transformation programme to improve productivity and operational efficiency through implementation and deployment of SAP S/4HANA, VDI, data centre infrastructure, MAC devices/macOS, Window 10 (CWX), Automation of 56 processes and migration from multi-vendor telecoms suppliers to dual BT/Orange suppliers using agile and waterfall methodologies.
David possesses excellent interpersonal communication skills and has the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and deliver quality outcomes. His work history spans more than 15 years in several organisations in the United
Kingdom, where he has held managerial and team lead positions, viz: TalkTalk Plc, British Petroleum, OFGEM, Centrica Energy, Office of Fair Trading, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nomura Bank, London.
ALHAJI AMINU SULE AKEDE
Alh. Aminu Sule Akede has had over 25 years’ experience in the Nigerian aviation industry. He brings to the board his robust working understanding of airlines operations management, having held positions in 4 different Airlines.
Alh. Aminu is presently a General manager with K-Impex Airline Ltd; his work life started with the defunct Nigerian Airways as a Crew Scheduling Officer. Over the years, he rose in the aviation industry to become General Manager in Royal Crystal Airlines Ltd.
He had a 10-year stint at Chanchangi Airline where he held the positions of:
- Documenting and OPS Officer
- Administration & Procurement Officer Procurement
- Head of Account/Ticketing
- Administrative Manager
- Assistant General Manager
- Head ofAdministration and Human Resources (Afrijet Airlines, post-Chanchangi).
Alhaji Akede is an alumnus of the Lagos State University; in 2019, he bagged a master’s degree in Transport Management from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho. He is a trained Ticketing & Passengers’ Service officer and also a Dangerous Goods Expert.
He is certified by the Afrijet Airlines Training School in Safety Management System (SMS) and has attended Airlines Operations courses and capacity building sessions centered on systems and process improvement for team building, customer service, relationship management and effective communication skills.