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

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

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
Clyde & Co, Partner

Gunvor Ellingsen

Gunvor Ellingsen is Managing Director and Head of Europe at Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd (LEA), which is one of London’s leading M&A and Strategic Advisory firms, having been advisors on over $60 billion of Energy M&A transactions in the last few years.

Gunvor Ellingsen
Managing Director and Head of Europe at Lambert Energy Advisory

Sam Singh

Sam Singh is currently CEO of Yellowstripe Resources Zambia Ltd. This is a steel recycling and manufacturing plant that supplies grinding media products to the mining sector. Sam has spent the first 17 years of his life in Africa. He has been in the resources sector for 22 years and has a wealth of managerial and operational field experience spanning every continent. He has lived in 8 countries and worked for Chevron, Shell and Rio Tinto.

Sam Singh
CEO of Yellowstripe Resources Zambia Ltd