Ibiene Okeleke

Managing Director, Energy Training Center

Ibiene Okeleke

Managing Director, Energy Training Center

Biography

Ibiene Okeleke is the Managing Director of Energy Training Center (ETC) a Learning Academy
set-up to provide a wide range of learning interventions for the entire Energy sector. The
Academy is focused on capacity building through bespoke learning experiences with the
perfect blend of technologies and techniques to achieve organizational and personal success.

Before becoming MD of ETC, Ibiene was the Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer
of Ikeja Electric, a role she took on after the privatization of the Power sector in 2013 and was
pivotal in positioning Ikeja Electric as the leading Power Distribution Company in Nigeria. Prior to
this, she was the Group Head of Human Resources at the Sahara Group and has held other key
leadership roles in the financial services and technology sectors.

She holds an Advanced Human Resources Executive Degree from the Ross School of Business,
University of Michigan, a Master Degree from IESE Business School, University of Navarra Spain
and obtained a Bachelors’ degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the
University of Lagos. She has also completed a Strategic Human Resource Training course at
Harvard Business School and she is a certified Prince 2 Practitioner.

Ibiene Okeleke brings on board over 27 years of on-the-job Human Resources and Retail
Banking experience. She is also an Executive Coach and is passionate about people
development, continuous learning, youth empowerment and career development programs.

Ibiene is creatively inspiring with a positive attitude; she is a strong communicator, has a fantastic
sense of humor and believes in team work. She encourages and inspires her team to strive for
higher productivity in the workplace.

She also serves as an adviser on some Not for profit Boards. Ibiene resides in Lagos Nigeria and
she a mother and a wife.