Tunji Mayaki

Vice Chairman & Independent Non-Executive Director

Tunji holds degrees in Social Sciences and in Law, starting his legal career with the law firm then known as Ajumogobia, Okeke, Oyebode & Aluko where he honed his skills in commercial law. He also had a stint in the Banking and Asset management sector, culminating in the role of pioneer Vice President, Legal & Compliance of Nigeria’s leading Asset & Investment Management firm, Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd, ARM.

He joined Shell’s Nigerian operations in 1996 as Legal Adviser, Contracting & Projects, and was pioneer Legal Adviser & Company Secretary of Shell Exploration & Production Africa Limited, following creation of its African regional office in 2004.  He transferred to The Netherlands in 2006 as Senior Legal Counsel supporting Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) Contracts for Shell’s global Gas & Power Business,  where he maintained responsibility for supporting Group Engineering Procurement and Construction projects in Africa, China, Western Europe, and South America.

He returned to Nigeria in 2009, to assume the role of Country Head of Legal & Group Company Secretary for all the Shell Companies in Nigeria. In 2012, he joined Addax Petroleum Nigeria, as Deputy Managing Director, overseeing its External, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Human Resources & Admin, Legal, Community Relations, Security & Supply Chain Management Business Groups, voluntarily retiring in January 2022.

He has attended several Harvard, IMD & INSEAD business and leadership programs and currently sits on the Board of Sterling Bank Limited, CFG Africa Ltd, The Hub Terminus Ltd; and is on the Governing Council of a UK based NGO & Charitable Organisation, Chestrad, from where he has championed the establishment of several programs in Nigeria, to support health systems, social development, women and the girl child.