President of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Diezani Alison – Madueke made history as the first female president of OPEC. She maintained and improved Nigeria’s position in the world as an energy powerhouse.  

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Minister of Petroleum Resources

Diezani Alison – Madueke played a major role in the transformation of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry. Formulated several new processes and procedures. Put into place the framework for new Acts to govern the sector. Implemented several infrastructural projects, as well as aggressively driving the empowerment of local enterprise in the sector, through the implementation of the Nigerian Content Act.

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development

Diezani Alison – Madueke increased significant levels of foreign direct investment in the solid minerals and steel sectors. Led and internationally showcased opportunities in Nigeria’s mining sector.She 

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Minister of Transportation​

Diezani Alison – Madueke prepared and began implementation on a Transportation Sector Vision covering the three modes of transport (Works, Roads and Railways; Maritime and Ports; and Aviation).

Led Federal Ministry of Transportation teams internationally to present investment opportunities in the transportation sector (Road, Rail, Maritime and Aviation) of Nigeria.

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Shell Petroleum Development Co of Nigeria Ltd.

Diezani Alison – Madueke held a number of senior positions from 1992-2007:

External Affairs Director, where she had principal responsibility for leveraging on prime external networks and relationships to ensure delivery of the company’s overall business objectives and in securing their License to Operate.

Lead Ventures Relations Adviser – Lagos, Lead member of Ventures Representation Team, where she led and managed relations and reputation with JV partners, regulatory bodies and other government establishments.

Senior Joint Venture (JV) Relations Adviser, Strategy and Planning, where she was responsible for the creation and implementation of a strategic framework for the continuous improvement of effective relations with the JV partners.

Head of Corporate Issues Management, where she was responsible for the development, review and management of key reputational issues affecting the company’s ability to effectively explore and produce oil and gas in Nigeria.

Head of Estates-Civil infrastructure, Lagos, where she was responsible for providing corporate architectural co-ordination and supervision of all general and ancillary refurbishment/maintenance activities, for all SPDC locations.