Executive Board

Dele Agbogun – PMP

Dele is responsible for setting direction for all operations of the company globally. He started his career in Nigeria, working on several gas and steam driven power plant projects. He later joined Shell Group initially based in Nigeria where, over a period of nearly 20 years, held various positions in Nigeria, the Netherlands and the USA.

Throughout his career with Shell, he has been engaged in managing multi-billion $ projects in the upstream oil and gas sector and has acquired worldwide experience in dynamics of the energy industry. Dele holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from DeVry University in Houston USA. A certified Project Management Professional, Dele brings a wealth of knowledge of the oil and gas industry in the USA, UK, Netherlands and Africa, acquired through many years of industry experience including serving in; Shell Petroleum Development Company (Nigeria), Shell International, prior to establishing Bowalds Energy.

Wilson E. Balogun – MIET, MAPM

Exec. Director / COO – Global Operations


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A certified Global Entrepreneur, Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer and an Executive Director of Bowalds Energy responsible for the business development and operations of the company globally. He has a varied experience encompassing project portfolio management, business development, strategic market development and Project Management Office (PMO) using prince 2 methodologies.

His career spans across the sectors of Energy, Oil & Gas as well as Telecoms and international trade. He has held diverse roles in UK and the West African region. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Minna and a Master’s degree (MSc) in Project Management from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) UK.

He is Prince 2 certified. Known for his drive and quest for knowledge, Wilson has attended many international professional and leadership courses, conferences and seminars. He is a full member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) United Kingdom and the Association for Project Management (APM).

Wole Obawole

Non-Executive Director

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Wole is an accomplished oil and gas engineering and business development professional having worked in technical, planning and commercial disciplines of the industry. In his more than twenty years of oil and gas career, he has supervised major pipelines and facilities construction projects, held responsibility for asset engineering planning and brown field projects coordination, corporate business planning and as an economist.

At senior level he has managed studies to mature a number of green and brown field opportunities mainly in the North Sea and West African regions based. His in-depth understanding of key value drivers led to his appointment into facilities engineering advisory role for asset growth and business development functions with top independent UK-based operators.

Wole started his career with the Heinekens group as a management trainee at Nigerian Breweries and in his less than four years stint rose to senior engineer level prior to leaving for the oil and gas sector with the Royal Dutch Shell group where he worked in Nigeria, the UK and the US at various times.

He is a honours graduate of Mechanical Engineering from University of Ibadan, Nigeria’s premier university institution. He has attended many international professional and leadership courses, conferences and seminars.