Our Team

Obi Okoroafor

  • Engr. Obioha Okoroafor is the Founder and Group Managing Director of the HOBARK Group, adjudged one of the fastest growing indigenous integrated Oilfield service group in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Technical and Managerial roles with Schlumberger Anadrill across various countries
  • BSc (Hons) degree in Power Electrical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1988.
  • Fellow Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), Member Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN), Member, Petroleum and Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), Member, National Employers Consultative Forum (NECA)

Akinola Ogundare

  • Over 25 years industry experience. Strong technical Drilling Engineering experience with IOCs (BP & Shell). Strong leadership, organisational and commercial skills with international experience working in Africa, Europe and the Americas. Extensive experience in leading and implementing change within a global organisation.
  • Strong experience with leading organizational change working as Regional Bly Report Implementation Manager post BP Macondo incident
  • Currently CEO of H-PTP Energy Services
  • BSc. Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin, Nigeria
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers

Emmanuel Okoroafor

  • Has since 1989, worked in academia and industry in Nigeria and overseas. He joined the Oil & Gas industry since 2010 to date; developing, administering, and managing business and personnel across the various segments of the industry
  • Currently Managing Director of Hobark Consultants Management Services – Nigeria’s foremost personnel management company.
  • BSc. Physics, University of Ife, Nigeria ; PhD. Material Science, Universite Denis Diderot, Paris VII, Paris, France
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering for the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
  • Chartered Physicist (CPhys), Chartered Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the Institute of Materials (FIMMM), Fellow Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC)

 

Hope Okwa

  • Over 27 years industry experience. Strong technical Drilling Engineering experience with IOCs, NOCs and indigenous Companies (BP, Shell, BG, Saudi Aramco, Chevron, Addax, First E&P). Strong wells project planning and project delivery experience with a keen eye for value adding technology deployment.
  • Strong experience with leading, mentoring and development of local expertise as well as working in difficult fiscal regimes to maximize profitability.
  • BSc. Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin, Nigeria. MSc. Petroleum Engineering form Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers and APEGA.