Board Member of Xtroil Petroleum
Mr Lanre Koleade is an astute Development strategist with vast experience in Corporate advisory, business development strategy and FDI. He holds an OND in Agricultural Engineering from Ibadan Polytechnic and a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos in 1993. He previously worked as a Project Engineer with ARC Nigeria Limited. Project Manager for NAL Development Limited at the Ajokuta Steel Project. He was also a Project team leader for Fosad Group in their Oil Drilling Mud chemicals factory project in 1997-1999. He is the pioneer partner of Project Strategies Group Established in 1996 (Consulting Engineers & Project Developers). He sits on the Board of Xtroil Petroleum & Gas, and he is a member of the National Super Highway Project Committee amongst others. The CEO has served in various executive capacities cutting across the following fields, Infrastructure, Aviation, Construction, Finance and investments, International finance and procurements, Security Documents Services consulting, Real Estate development, Oil and Gas and Transport. He worked as Executive Director Concord & Global UK, Director of operations for Robarin Holdings UK and Executive Director Global projects for Foreign Investment Network, a specialist FDI Promotion company based in the UK and operating in several countries globally and publishers of the globally recognized FIN Magazine. He is an active member of professional business bodies like the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Commonwealth Business Council and the British Construction and Consultants bureau (BCCB) and have participated in Trade Missions organized by these bodies in different countries where the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) are being promoted. He established a trading relationship with the SIR Refinery in Cote Ivoire since 2007 and since then has pioneered Xtroil Partnerships with global brands like COVEC OF China, Ministry of Oil in Iraq, Hanwha Corp of South Korea Deutsche Bank Winchester House UK. Mr Koleade led the Project Strategies Group Team that syndicated an Oil backed facility approval of $1billion for the NNPC and them Oil Installations protection Committee set up for the protection of Oil installations in Nigeria in 2001 and have over the years initiated and executed landmark Infrastructure, Oil and Gas and related projects in and Outside of Nigeria
The CEO Olanrewaju Koleade is a graduate of Civil Engineering and has over the years acquired skills in other related fields like aviation, Defence supplies, Oil and Gas, Transport, Communications. He has traveled all over the world in business related ventures and has extensive global contacts by participation in Trade missions organised by renowned professional bodies like the British Consultants and Construction Bureau, The London Chamber, UKTI, Commonwealth Business Council, EPC Business Bureau among others.
Lanre is an astute strategist with vast experience in business strategy. He holds an OND in Agricultural Engineering from Ibadan Polytechnic and a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos. He previously worked as a Project Engineer with ARC Nigeria Limited. He is the pioneer partner of Project Strategies Group (Consulting Engineers & Project Developers). He sits on the Board of Xtroil Petroleum & Gas and he is a member of the National Super Highway Project Committee.