Adegbite Falade, CEO/MD Niger Delta Exploration & production Plc ‘Gbite Falade is the Group MD/CEO of Niger Delta Exploration and Production Plc (NDEP). NDEP is Nigeria’s foremost integrated, independent energy company in Nigeria with operational asset footprints in the Energy Upstream, Midstream and Downstream sectors. NDEP is a pioneer in many areas of the industry which includes amongst others, first indigenous marginal field operator, first third party gas supplier to Nigeria LNG Company, and first investor in modular private refinery. The NDEP Group has a well-established track record of growth and expansion over the past two decades both within and outside Nigeria. Prior to assuming the role of Group MD/CEO of NDEP, ‘Gbite was previously the Managing Director and Group COO at Oilserv Group of Companies, General Manager, Portfolio Development and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Oando Energy Resources, Executive Director, Oando Gas & Power and Petroleum Economics Discipline & Portfolio Lead for Shell EP, Africa. He has over 27 years of Energy industry experience. ‘Gbite holds a First Class (B.Sc) degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, and an MBA from Warwick Business School, England.