Simbi Wabote

Simbi Wabote

Executive Secretary NCDMB

Engr. Simbi K. Wabote was appointed as the Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) by President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) on the 29th of September 2016. Prior to his appointment he was an Executive Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Nigeria Limited and the General Manager Business and Government Relations for Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN).
 
Engr. Wabote joined Shell in September 1991 as an Oil and gas Engineer after a short stint with the Banking industry in Nigeria.
 
Prior to taking up his role as an Executive Director of Shell, he had served Shell in various senior positions within and outside the country in Engineering, Contracting & Procurement, External Affairs and Community Affairs Directorates. As Head of Civil engineering in Shell Eastern Division, he was responsible for major key civil engineering projects for the company, including the Shell Osubi airport in Warri Delta State Nigeria. He served as the National Assembly Relations Adviser to Shell and was the General Manager, Local Content Development, of Shell Exploration Production Company in Nigeria (SEPCiN). He was responsible for the development of Royal Dutch Shell’s local content strategy and framework and supervised Shell Local Content implementation across several countries including Nigeria, Gabon, Brunei, Oman, Kazakhstan, Australia, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, USA and new frontier countries for Shell.
 
Simbi holds an MSc from Leeds Metropolitan University, Graduate of Civil Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt and a graduate of INSEAD group leadership programme. He is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a COREN Registered engineer and a member Institute of Civil Engineers London.
 
As the Executive Secretary, NCDMB his new assignment is to steer strategic National programs being implemented by the Board to build capacity and domicile industry activities within Nigeria. He is expected to bring his global experience to bear in re-engineering the Board’s business processes to achieve maximum impact on Nigerian Content development.  
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Wednesday 07/11/2018

From 12:00 To 12:30

11/07/2018 12:00 11/07/2018 12:30 Case Study: How to develop local content development fund Bringing a vision to reality. How Nigeria will capitalize on a USD $200m dollar Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF) capable of facilitating 100 per cent local fabrication for refineries CTICC

CTICC

"Case Study: How to develop local content development fund"

Simbi Wabote

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 11:35 To 12:20

11/08/2018 11:35 11/08/2018 12:20 The Global Private Sector's Role in African Socio-Economic Development Whilst local content policies are being implemented across Africa, it remains argued that the revenue generated by the energy industry in the continent needs to demonstrate a higher positive impact on the lives of its population.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:
• The global private sector's responsibility to drive local market growth
• Job creation and skill development
• Environmental footprint and sustainable business practice
• Cross border capacity development
CTICC

CTICC

"The Global Private Sector's Role in African Socio-Economic Development"

Diane McMahon Guido D'Aloisio Kishan Pillay Simbi Wabote
Time and date

Wednesday 07/11/2018

From 12:00 To 12:30

11/07/2018 12:00 11/07/2018 12:30 Case Study: How to develop local content development fund Bringing a vision to reality. How Nigeria will capitalize on a USD $200m dollar Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF) capable of facilitating 100 per cent local fabrication for refineries CTICC
Venue

CTICC

Topic
Speakers

Time and date

Thursday 08/11/2018

From 11:35 To 12:20

11/08/2018 11:35 11/08/2018 12:20 The Global Private Sector's Role in African Socio-Economic Development Whilst local content policies are being implemented across Africa, it remains argued that the revenue generated by the energy industry in the continent needs to demonstrate a higher positive impact on the lives of its population.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:
• The global private sector's responsibility to drive local market growth
• Job creation and skill development
• Environmental footprint and sustainable business practice
• Cross border capacity development
CTICC
Venue

CTICC

Topic
Speakers