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Centerbase was established by a group of professionals with vast international Offshore Satellite communications, IT and Telecommunications experience in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of Guinea. Our engineers are certified and highly motivated in the face of new challenges and also possess the flexibility to integrate with the needs of our clients. We carefully select our engineers based on the scope of work, experience and skills to fit into the client’s requirements. Our engineers are very mobile and have travelled to most countries within Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Togo, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal, Angola, and Ivory Coast to name a few.
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Ayotunde’s career in Telecommunication, Network Administration, Systems Integration and Service delivery as it relates to the Upstream Oil & Gas industry spans over 14 years. Having worked for Schlumberger Network Solutions and then moving on to ConocoPhillips, his experience in IT services management , Network administration and customer services have helped several clients ensure value for money, operational effectiveness and end user satisfaction.
He has assisted several clients in the development and provision of informed IT/Telecoms solutions to their business units.
His areas of expertise include Microsoft Networking Technologies, Cisco Routing and Switching Technologies and IT Services Management. Ayotunde has worked on several key IT infrastructural projects both onshore / offshore Nigeria and West Africa.
Ayo holds a bachelors degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and a recipient of the Owners Management Program Course at the Lagos Business School.
Ibukun is an entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. He has vast experience in the Upstream Oil and Gas IT/ Telecommunications value chain having worked across multiple sectors like the service industry with companies such as Schlumberger UK and Nigeria, Caprock UK, Rignet UK; Exploration and Production with BG Group Nigeria and the UK; Telecommunications Engineering with Nessco Invsat Group UK; and System Integration with Thales UK occupying various roles in Engineering, Field Services, Consultancy and Line management.
He has worked and executed IT and Telecommunication projects across diverse cultures in countries such as France, Holland, Norway, North-Sea UK, Gabon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Nigeria. His experience covers Information Technology, Systems Integration, Telecommunications Engineering – Design and commissioning of IT and Telecommunications projects, Offshore Satellite Communications, Real Time Infrastructure, Offshore IT Support, IT Audit, Network Infrastructures, Oil and gas value chain, Operations management, Business improvement processes as it relates to the oil and gas industry.
He holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and has done several Management and leadership courses abroad. While at Schlumberger, He won the award for outstanding performance. Ibukun consults for several Telecoms companies in the UK and Abroad and runs a charity organisation that provides safety best practices during Telecommunications work and also provide free ICT consulting advice to rural areas in Africa. He also sits on the board of Petrorix Oil and Gas Services.
Udochukwu has over 12 years professional experience in software system infrastructure and integration in Oil and Gas IT/ Telecommunication. He has worked across many companies all round the world like NPHCDA Abuja Nigeria, Harris Caprock UK , WellDynamic UK , Halliburton UK , and Chevron Houston TX designing and developing their core business software system infrastructure.
He holds a B.Eng Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with Major in Communication Engineering from Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria and a M.Sc. from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen UK.
Bunmi experience has over 10 years professional experience across Finance and the Upstream Oil and gas industry having worked in the areas of Technical and Functional Safety; QHSE and Finance. Her experience spans across different sectors such as Technical Safety Consulting, Oil and Gas Service industry and EPC having worked for GL Noble Denton UK in areas of Technical and Functional Safety, Baker Hughes in areas of QHSE , Wood group UK in Technical and functional safety providing technical advisory for British Petroleum UK , Shell UK North Sea Assets and clients in the North-Sea, UK and also Diamond Bank Nigeria.
Bunmi has executed Technical and Functional safety advisory and consulting services for clients in the North-Sea like British Petroleum UK, Talisman UK, JP Busell Egypt, Deep Panuke Malaysia, Balmoral North-Sea UK and several others and has vast experience in the areas of Technical and Functional Safety, Hazip, Hazop, IPF/SIL Assessment, ALARP Workshop, QRA, Safety case development, hazardous areas classification layout and drawings, bow tie analysis, Fire explosion modelling, Concept ALARP and Cost benefit analysis, Dropped Object Analysis, Performance Standards, Consequences modelling and analysis etc
She holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Safety Engineering, Risk Management and Reliability with (Distinction) from the University of Aberdeen, UK winning the Energy institute prize for the overall best student with highest CGPA at the faculty. She is a recipient of the Women Transformational Leadership programme at the Said Business School, University of Oxford UK. She is a TUV certified Functional Safety Engineer with respect to Safety Instrument Systems and also a member of SPE UK Chapter and Energy institute Aberdeen.
Ademola is an entrepreneur and an IT/ network expert with over 15 years industry experience across several markets ranging from Consulting, Upstream Oil and Gas, Finance and Banking.
His career in Information technology and Network spans many years working for Schlumberger network Solution as the Geo market Consulting Manager overseeing the Technical Consulting practice in a business region, Network Consultant with Citigroup UK in the Network Engineering group, and Barclays Capital UK Network Engineering Team.
His professional qualifications include Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE#10030) - the second CCIE in Sub-Saharan African Region. His areas of expertise are routed and switched networks, voice architecture, security, data centre architecture, infrastructure and emerging technologies.
He holds a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University and a graduate degree from King’s College London where he researched on Mobile IPv6 protocols.
Adeolu experience in the Information Technology Upstream Oil and Gas Sector spans over 16 years having worked Schlumberger Nigeria, Angola, Namibia, France and the United Kingdom. He has managed projects covering a number of countries in Africa and attended various trainings in Project Management, Siebel CRM, PKI and Internetworking in Africa, Europe and America.
His area of expertise is in Project Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Network Security, System Integration, Change Management and Enterprise wide solutions. His extensive Project Management and strong hands-on technical experience has enabled him oversee high-level design and technical bids for turnkey CRM/ERP applications and Network/Security solutions for Banking, Oil and Gas and Telecoms clients such as Schlumberger, Zenith Bank, Union Bank, Telecom Namibia, Shell, Saudi Telecoms, Sonangol Angola and Exxon Mobil.
He holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from University of Ibadan , A recipient of the executive programme at the Wits Business School South Africa. He is also a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) London chapter.