PMI Nigeria is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of 6 member-elected directors who serve two-year terms. The collective wisdom, experience, diversity and passion of the Board ultimately sets and executes PMI’s core ideology locally: our core purpose — PMI’s reasons for being, and our core values — the essential and enduring principles that guide PMI. Our vitality and relevance is driven by the PMI Nigeria Board and its volunteers.
Rosemary Imhanwa – President, PMI Nigeria Chapter
Engr. Mrs Rosemary Imhanwa is currently a Project Management Consultant /General Manager at Kedahan Services Ltd, an engineering consulting firm that runs both management and core engineering courses for companies and individuals and as well as managing projects.
Currently she facilitates both Project Management and Production Operations courses for Companies like SPDC NPDC,WRPC in Warri and Portharcourt and C2G in Lagos.
She is a current holder of the Project Management Professional Certification, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Six Sigma Green Belt certification. Her school background is Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin, Nigeria and currently she is a registered and practicing engineer.
She has served in the following professional associations in a leading capacity:
• PMI Nigeria, VP Admin/ Finance
• Nigerian Society of Engineers, Warri Branch.
• Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Edo Delta Chapter.
• Association of Professional Women Engineers, Warri Branch
In the course of her profession, she has developed and presented papers both at the Nigerian Society of Engineer’s Conference, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria’s meeting, PMI Nigeria, Warri branch meeting, in Nigeria and the Society of Women Engineers Worldwide Conferences in different states of the United States of America.
Ike Nwankwo – Director, PMI Nigeria
Ike Nwankwo is Projects Director at Kunoch Ltd, and also acts the Development Director for the Landmark Group. He is a seasoned and motivated project management professional with 25+ extensive years of experience in the full life cycle management of multi-sized and varied projects, in diverse sectors, covering, Architecture, Construction, Developments, ICT, Consultancy, Pharmaceutical, Financial, Business Process Engineering and Quality, delivered to core organizations worldwide.
He holds a BSc and an MSc in Architecture from University of Nigeria and an MBA from Middlesex University Business School, London, England. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Prince2 Project Management Practitioner (Prince2), a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM) and a Member of the Association of MBA’s (AMBA).
His past roles include, Special Advisor to a State Government on Projects and Head of the Bureau for Projects, Monitoring and Implementation, Executive Director at Distinct Management Ltd a Project Management, Senior Project Manager at Transport for London, Senior Project Manager at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Senior Programme & Relationship Manager at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Director, Technology Group at Causeway Technologies.
He is extremely passionate about Project Management, dedicated to the advancement of Project Management in Nigeria and driven by the achievement of results through Project Management.
Arc. Peter Honest Dateme – Vice President, Communications
Arc. PETER HONEST DATEME is a Senior Partner at Divine Dimensions Consult- a chartered Architectural practice. He has a Masters Degree in Architecture with a major in Healthcare Architecture.
Arc. DATEME has several years experience developing, implementing and managing various projects within time, scope and cost constraints.
Professionally competent and registered with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria.
He worked with A-Micheletti (1992) where he prepared design schemes consisting of drawings and outline specifications sufficient to indicate spatial arrangements, material usage and design configuration with site arrangements and Architectural massing. He worked with Base Consult in Benin (1997) where he generated detailed drawings of proposed projects, and administered contractual documents. Undertook complete site surveys and prepared construction documents. Evaluated and maintained fire prevention details. In 2001 Arc. DATEME was employed as the Zonal Project Officer, East for Allstates Trust Bank PLC to coordinate their projects in the seven States of Eastern Nigeria.
He is a skilled communicator, able to assess needs and convey necessary information with clarity; Organized, detail-oriented and conscientious self-starter able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and stay calm under pressure. A security consultant and Committee Lead of American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS International) Chapter 236.
Arc. PETER HONEST DATEME is a motivational speaker and also trains entrepreneurs at the Quantum Business School, Port Harcourt.
He is passionate about making Project Management indispensable for business results.
Olubukola A. Ilufoye – Vice President, Admin. + Finance
Bukola is a seasoned professional with more than ten years’ experience which cuts across Sales/Marketing, Project Management and Customer Service in Logistics and Maritime Sector. She has a science degree and started her career in Sales where she excelled with recognizable and undeniable results. She moved on to cut a stint in Project Management and got certified as a PMP in 2009.
Since certification, she has been on the team of several projects as a team member and more recently as an assistant PM. She has a high level of interpersonal relationship, with strong drive for results. She is also a good team player with the ability to develop ideas and optimize opportunities.
Bukola is engaged in continuous learning to keep up-to-date with the ever changing trends in the profession. Besides being a PMP, she is also a 6Sigma Yellow belt professional. She brings on board lots of value with her vast experience and passion for the advancement of Project Management here in Nigeria
Dr. Lambert Ofoegbu – Vice President, Professional Development
Dr. Ofoegbu holds a doctorate degree in Management from Walden University, USA, with specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change. As a multidisciplinary professional, he brings 25 years of experience in Organizational Development, Business Operations, and
Project Management with the added advantage of integrating organizational strategy across lean- agile optimal Operations.
He is a graduate of Town & Regional Planning and holds two masters’ degrees being the M.Sc. in Operations & Supply Chain Management (University of Liverpool) and MBA in Project Management Technology (Federal University of Technology Owerri) amongst other of his post-graduate qualifications.
PMI’s Professional certifications to his accolade include Project Management Professional (PMP®), Project Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®), and Organizational Project Management Professional (OPM3®).
He is equally a Procurement Professional (MCIPS) by the virtues of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply United Kingdom. Lambert is a Life Alumnus of Pan Atlantic University (Lagos Business School- OMP 4 Class) and a Registered Town Planner.
His Scholar-Practitioner activities include Co-authoring of 3rd Edition of OPM3 Global Standard; Participant in Cut-Score and Item Writing for PMI-RMP Certification Exam; Exposure Draft Reviewer for Project Risk Management Standard; a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the update to the Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide.
Dr. Ofoegbu has entered the ranks of global scholars by being the theorist of the “Emotional Extent Effect” (EEE). Currently, and is the Lead Consultant, Pmforesight Nigeria Ltd., and the Head of Research & Business Development with P3M Global MENA.
Abubakar Abdullahi, VP Membership.
Abubakar is an Entrepreneur and Project Management Professional (PMP) whose work is driven by a passion for building indigenous companies that will provide meaningful jobs for the growing youth demographic, develop local technologies and build expertise towards ensuring shared prosperity for all. He started his career in the Construction industry before discovering a love for negotiation and sales. He later polished marketing and business development skills as a Relationship Manager at First Bank.
As Founder and Managing Principal of The Front Office NG, he leads a Marketing, Management and Outsourcing Company that is helping businesses, individuals and non-profits put their best foot forward. As co-founder and Executive Director of the Emerging Young Entrepreneur (EYE) Initiative, he runs a non-profit that is inspiring a generational shift in the African Agribusiness industry by providing students of tertiary institutions with improved access to technology, innovation, mentoring and finance.
He has a Specialization in Entrepreneurship with an emphasis on “Launching an Innovative Business” from the University of Maryland, College Park. His skill sets are further boosted by completed courses in areas as diverse as Sustainable Development, International Organizations Management, the Changing Global Economy, Public-Private Partnerships, International Trade Finance, Building State Capability and Financing for Development.
Adegoke Obembe – Vice President, Media + Sponsorship
Adegoke Obembe is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Business Analyst. He is a versatile, analytical and creative Project Manager with vast experience spanning about 8years in Human and Business Management. He is a graduate of Agric & Environmental Engineering from the University of Ibadan, a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).
Adegoke is a seasoned Project Management Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer and Coach; he has trained hundreds of people in the education and application of Project Management Processes and Methodologies to achieve project deliverables. He has participated in several local and international Project Management and Leadership Trainings, Workshops and Conferences.
He started his Professional career with the Love of Fatherland Initiative (NGO) before joining Globacom Limited in 2007. Having worked in the Project Management Unit in Globacom Customer Care Department, he resigned in February 2013 to join Connect Marketing Services.
Adegoke is an astute Project Manager with proven ability to manage and complete projects within agreed deadlines, and gives meticulous attention to project details. He has managed several projects across different industries which include FMCG, Technology, Financial institutions, Sports Associations, Government Parastatals, Telecommunications, and Entertainment. He currently heads and leads the Project Management Office of Connect Marketing Services.
Deji Jemiyo – Vice President, North Branch/ Abuja Outreach Lead
Deji is an experienced Project delivery specialist with an extensive portfolio of experience in Project Management and Business Process Management. He has served as an “agent of change” for performance turnaround, and project management excellence by providing project management leadership for corporate strategic initiatives.
A Civil Engineering graduate of University of Ibadan, he holds several post graduate certificates including PMP, Prince2. Prior to Jeman Consulting, Deji was a Project Engineer with the engineering division (ETD) of NNPC and NETCO and was part of the OPMT (Owners’ Project Management Team) on several Joint Venture projects with Oil and Gas Multinationals (Mobil, Chevron, Agip and Shell).
Earlier in his career, Deji worked with Access Bank (Nigeria), and served as a research assistant in the Operations Management Department of the Lagos Business School.