Young Professionals Network Launch
The Young Professionals Network (YPN) officially launched on the 24th January 2015 at the Eko Hotel, Lagos Nigeria. The event had in attendance a mix of the YPN members, selected students from Nigerian universities and mentors who are also Energy Institute members.
The event started with a welcome speech from Mr Glen Ensor, the Managing Director PennWell, and also featured a presentation on the topic “BRIDGING THE ACADEMIA AND THE INDUSTRY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ENGINEERING WITHIN NIGERIA & AFRICA”, a video documentarty on “DEEPWATER OFFSHORE PROJECT” courtesy of Shell and a Membership Workshop by the Managing Director Energy Institute Nigeria.
We thank the speakers who graced this occasion; Mr Henry Ogufere (Chartered MCIPD Human Resources Manager, Total), Mr Henry Ehondor (JV Facilities Engineer, Chevron) and Mr John A. Asika MBA, MIChemE, CEng (Intergrated Consulting & Engineering Nigeria Ltd)
As part of the Energy Institute’s Centenary Celebration, the Nigeria Branch hosted a cocktail reception shortly after the Young Professionals Network (YPN) Launch at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos.
A congratulatory message from the CEO Energy Institute was played for delegates at the event. The Chairman Energy Institute, Nigeria Branch was also in attendance to support and network with attendees.