Ola Sorunke

Ola Sorunke

Africa Director for Energy UK Department for International Trade

The current Head of the Energy Team at the UK’s Department for International Trade, Nigeria, Ola Sorunke-Williams drives bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Nigeria within the Oil, Gas, and wider Energy industry, by promoting mutually beneficial trade between the UK and Nigeria in the Energy industry (Oil and Gas and power/renewables) and advocating for the opportunities available in the Nigerian Market to potential UK partners.

Ola’s role revolves around:

  • strengthening bilateral relationship and trade between Nigeria and UK,
  • Supporting the drive for economic growth by building on existing relations in these markets while establishing and building new relations to maximize bilateral trade, thereby generating sustainable bilateral relations between Nigeria and the UK.
  • Provide operational support for exports and facilitates inward and outward investments.
  • Carrying out Trade missions to and from the UK within the Energy terrain.

Ola has over 10 years of technical and commercial experience working within the Oil and Gas industry and wider Energy sector.