Olugbenga J. Oluwaniyi is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Sc degree in Accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Olugbenga’s almost 30 year’s career spans different industry experiences showing his astuteness as a professional accountant with reasonable exposure to diverse oil and gas accounting and finance activities with strengths in Treasury, Budgeting, Taxation, and Project Accounts/Finance.
He commenced his career in the oil industry in1999 when he joined National Oil Plc (now Conoil Plc) after garnering experiences in the Financial Services and Manufacturing sectors. In 2005, he joined the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) where, at various times, he worked as Manager, Banking Operation and Manager, Management Information System (MIS) amongst other roles. Until his appointment at NLNG, he was General Manager, Banking Operations and had responsibility for Treasury Management for the Corporation.
In his various roles at NNPC, Olubgenga contributed significantly to the Corporation’s national deliverables: he coordinated the successful implementation of the Treasury Singles Account (TSA) policy without disruptions to NNPC’s regular operations; entrenched accountability in the process of fund release to the Corperation’s SBU’s/CSUs which aided improved fund application and control; and also restructured the planning process for payment of Crude Cost to the Federation which significantly made process more efficient. He also creditably represented NNPC in the weekly meeting of the Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee at the Central Bank of Nigeria.
In 2016, Olugbenga bagged the Honourable Minister’s Award as the most outstanding NNPC Staff of the Year.
Mr. Olugbenga Jeremiah Oluwaniyi was appointed General Manager Finance for Nigeria LNG Limited in March 2019.