Simbi Kesiye WABOTE
Executive Secretary , Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board
Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote is the incumbent Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS). He holds a Masters Degree in Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University and a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) Degree in Civil Engineering from Nigeria’s premier University of Science and Technology, the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
Prior to his current appointment as the Executive Secretary of NCDMB, he had an exceptional career in Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Limited spanning over 26 years. During his time in SPDC, he held several leadership roles and functioned in different capacities including as an Executive Director; General Manager, Local Content; General Manager, Business & Government Relations; as well as in various other roles traversing engineering, operations, procurement, and strategic local content development particularly in Nigeria, Gabon, Brunei, Oman, Kazakhstan, Australia, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, USA, and new frontier countries for Shell, just to mention but a few.