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WHO WE ARE

Dr Lawrence Ajayi is the CEO and Executive Chairman of JIMAJ Energy Services and  LAKEL Group which includes LAKEL AFRIK PETROLEUM AND LIFE LIGHT ENERGY . He has a long history of successes in the Nigerian and United Kingdom Oil sector-mining sector.. He studied Petroleum Engineering at the University of Port-Harcourt and, also studied Business Administration (MBA) in London South Bank University. He is also a PhD holder in Ministry and Administration. He is a qualified Prince 2 Practitioner, widely experienced in business start-up and ‘Managing Successful Projects’ and is NEBOSH 3 Certified in Health and Safety. He has over 30 years of working experience in oil and gas industry-Mining Industry . He sits as Group CEO and Executive Chairman of companies in the UK and in Nigeria.. His responsibilities includes making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the companies. Communicating, on behalf of the companies , and the development of the companies short- and long-term strategy creating and implementing the companies or organizations vision and mission. Evaluating the work of other executive leaders within the company, including principal executive officers and directors, Maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, expansion opportunities, industry developments, etc. Ensuring that the company maintains high corporate social responsibility wherever it does business . Assessing risks to the companies and ensuring they are monitored and minimized. Setting strategic goals and making sure they are measurable and describable and getting maximum results on behalf of the companies.

Rev (Mrs) Bennita Funmilayo Ajayi is the Executive Director Finance  of the company, she has a degree in public administration and SCQF8 in Scotland,United Kingdom,she started her work life two decades ago as finance and administrative officer with Dangote group in Lagos Nigeria and has engaged in numerous secretarial studies, and financial and senior managerial courses and worked as company secretary in LAKEL Group  for over a decade before her appointment as executive director of finance in the company and she currently sits on the board of several other companies both in Nigeria and Overseas.

David Winter is the Projects Director, an oil and gas professional with breadth of experience covering the whole spectrum of project development and control. David has a 34 year career based on engineering development of products, processes and systems across a range of industries, geographies and applications. His passion is project control and is pioneer of the Project Health Control (PHC) methodology that Jimaj uses at its core for project development and tracking.

The board leads a strong and committed team of professionals across all disciplines required to service the Jimaj simple proposition: getting minerals to clients.

Our service covers all aspects of minerals supply and in our chosen areas of operation our growing network of miners, traders, distribution companies and supply depots. This means to our clients a true implementation of the one stop shop for minerals supply globally.

  • Clean extraction processes, high quality refined products.
  • Meeting high expectations of ecological combustion.
  • Meeting high expectations of petrochemical industry (composites/plastics) e.g. EMS Switzerland
  • Strong and growing reputation for compliance on regulations of environmental care.

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Directors

Dr Lawrence Ajayi

Chief Executive Officer

Mrs Bennita Ajayi

Executive Director

David Winter

Projects Director

Principal Partners

International Partners

Nigerian Premier

Multinational Operators

Nigerian Ministries