BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Aidan Heavey

The founder of Tullow Oil and Chief Executive Officer of the Group from 1985 and was appointed Tullow’s non-executive Chairman in April 2017 to 2018. Aidan’s vast experience and contacts across Africa continue to support IIA’s growth and development. We are delighted that Aidan continues to paly such a key role in our work and to have one of the most preeminent businessmen informing all we do.

Aidan Heavey
Chairman

Peter Stewart

His practice spans energy and infrastructure projects, corporate and technology transactions and international arbitration. His geographic focus in energy, infrastructure and arbitration has been on Africa and emerging economies, while his corporate practice has been mainly in private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions largely in the technology arena.

Peter Stewart
Board Secretary & Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Gunvor Ellingsen

Gunvor is the General Manager for Central Business Development at Shell International. Prior to joining Shell she spent 20 years working in investment banking assisting corporates and investment funds in designing their M&A strategy, and originating and executing European and cross-border transactions in the oil and gas upstream industry.  She has advised on a number of mandates, including assisting clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa on M&A, convertible bond and equity issues and other corporate finance mandates.

Gunvor Ellingsen
General Manager, Central Business Development, Shell International.

Bimpe Nkontchou

Bimpe Nkontchou - is the Managing Principal of W8 ADVISORY LLP and is Head of Tax and Legal Services, as well as being responsible for building and nurturing Client Relationships. W8 Advisory is a unique wealth advisory and asset management practice, focused on African families, based in London, U.K.

Bimpe Nkontchou
Managing Principal of W8 ADVISORY LLP