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Engr. (DR.) Kevin Onuchukwu


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Engr. (DR). Kevin Onuchukwu graduated from University of Port Harcourt where he obtained a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (B.ENG) in Chemical Engineering in 1995. He also obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Calabar in 2012 and Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng. Honoris Causa) from University of Uyo in 2017.

DR. Kevin started his career in the Oil and Gas industry as a Facilities Engineer in 1997. He held several technical, Planning, Supervisory, production operations, Maintenance managerial, Safety and leadership positions in Novas Scotia Canada, Houston Texas USA and other African countries covering Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and Chad. He has over 25years working experience with Exonmobil and held various positions including and not limited to Engineering superior, Development planning superior, Engineering superior, Engineering advisor, Houston Texas; Area operation manager; General manager, Deep water project/Jv projects

He is a member and Fellow of various professional bodies; Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers and member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria Fellow, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) Member, Nigerian Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Kevin has served the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) under several capacities both at the National, Divisional and Branch levels including Vice Chairman of the NSE organizing committees.

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Tamola Phillips is a Director and Chief Operating Officer of KELAJ LIMITED in Guyana, with a strong background in healthcare management, HSE and real estate. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Suffolk and has over 12 years of experience in training staff, managing daily operations and improving operational effectiveness.

Tamola is known for her detail-oriented approach and has a proven track record of success in leading smaller and larger teams; both locally and regionally. She has a demonstrated record of success in developing and implementing efficient strategies that optimize procedures to maximize efficiency and productivity while reducing costs. With her expertise in healthcare management, she has been able to make a significant impact in her current role, ensuring the smooth running of operations and the delivery of high-quality services to clients.

Tamola is a highly skilled and competent leader who brings a wealth of experience to her role as Director and Chief Operating Officer of KELAJ LIMITED Guyana. Her contributions to the healthcare industry in Guyana have been significant, and she continues to make a positive impact in her role as Director and COO.

Tamola Phillips

COO, Guyana/Director, HSE

Chris Leow


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Mr. Chee Keat Leow (Chris) is a co-founder & Managing Director of KELAJ LIMITED.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Business Management from The University of Warwick, UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas, USA. He is registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and the ASEAN Engineers Register as a Professional
Engineer (P.Eng) and ASEAN Engineer (ASEAN Eng.) respectively, as well as is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute USA.

Chris has more than 28 years of oil and gas industry experience, spanning upstream and downstream, operations, planning and major projects (brownfield and greenfield), and topsides and subsea (shallow and Deepwater). Starting in 1994 as a Quality Control Engineer for Esso Production Malaysia Inc, he focused on developing, executing, and improving offshore facilities and pipeline inspection and corrosion management programs. He has successfully applied the same continuous improvement approach throughout his career in facilities engineering, conceptual engineering, design, procurement, contracting, fabrication, installation, construction and commissioning technical and leadership roles at Oil and Gas Majors in several countries including ExxonMobil Nigeria as Project Advisor for JV & Deepwater Projects.

He is responsible for the overall performance of the Company to achieve its strategic goals and objectives.

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Tarique Mallick  is an Independent  Director at Kelaj Limited. He has over 15 years of global, emerging market and multicultural experience in  Complex Commercial  Transaction across  United Kingdom,  South East Asia, and Africa. Tarique Mallick worked with  Various Multinational Oil and Gas companies for 15 years holding various senior roles in commercial department serving  9  years in Africa  plus  4  years in Thailand & Vietnam and 2 years in United Kingdom.

Tarique Mallick is a  German Resident, holds a  Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical, India, and Master in Business Administration, United Kingdom and is a Chartered Engineer and Associate Member  of the Institute of Engineers India.

Tarique Mallick

Director of Operations

Anthony Shishler

Finance Director

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Anthony Shishler is multi-skilled in business, finance and technical matters, with extensive management expertise internationally

 He has demonstrated success in meeting pre-determined targets and operational goals with highly developed organizational skills that include controlling and managing large operations from development companies, that include controlling and managing large operations from development companies, hotel management companies, cruise ships, large commercial organizations. Involved in the development and the launch of hotels and cruise ships, small-scale privately-owned developments to large scale investments houses and consortiums in hospitality and real estate, with various consulting roles from project management to operational over-sight and product delivery enhancement.

A consummate professional passionate with over 23 years experience across the globe. Passions encompass design, corporate finance, education, loyalty franchise programs for lifestyle products, day to day management of portfolios along with third party asset management. A pure strategist and developer. His Business management footprint encompasses full P&L structure, bank negotiations, feasibility and product development including complex mergers or acquisitions corporate restructures, bond issuance, corporate capital raising, cash management and structured finance.

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