Our People

Our board and management team consists of qualified, seasoned professionals and experienced entreprenueurs who are dynamic and exhibit great leadership skills. The board has a combined relevant cognate experience of circa 55 years.

Meet Our Directors

Chief ‘Tunji Durosinmi-Etti,
B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., FCA – Chairman/CEO


He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), holds B.Sc. Political Science from Nigeria’s premier university, University of Ibadan and M.Sc. Banking and International Finance from the City University Business School, London.

He has more than 40 years work experience covering diverse areas such as Finance, Management Consultancy, Accounting, Banking, and Downstream/Upstream Oil & Gas businesses. He is an entreprenuer of high integrity and repute.

  • Stilian Mitakev,
    Group Managing Director, CEO

    Stilian has over 30 years’ experience ranging from the airline industry, commodity trading to Oil & Gas. He provides leadership to the group’s management team. His expertise includes overseeing effective depot operations, sourcing for products and vessels at Swift Oil Limited.

    He studied Mathematics and International Trade at the Higher Institute for Economics in Sofia, Bulgaria. Stilian has managed the entire group portfolio with a balance sheet of over N25 billion.



    Dapo Durosinmi-Etti,
    MSc, ACA – Director


    He is a Chartered Accountant and holds Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Japanese from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. His experience covers International Audit & Business Advisory with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, both leading institutions in the United Kingdom.


  • Kolawole Clay,
    Company Secretary

    Kolawole is a lawyer per excellence with over 30 years local and international legal experience specializing in Oil & Gas and Maritime sectors. In addition to being the Company Secretary at Swift Oil Limited, Kolawole serves many blue-chip companies bringing this diversity to Swift’s global outlook.

    He has an LLB from the University of Wales, Cardiff and was called to the bar in 1983.

  • Kofoworola Durosinmi-Etti,
    BA (Hons), MSc, ACMA

    Kofoworola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Sheffield and a Masters in Development & Planning from University College London, both in the United Kingdom. Kofoworola is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant.

    She has strong leadership and managerial experience garnered through working as a Finance Analyst with the United Kingdom office of the world leading computer organization, Cisco Systems and as a Business Planning and Analysis Analyst (BP&A Analyst) with Citibank London, a global financial institution. Kofoworola adds value to Swift Oil Limited through her global networks.



…and Our Management Team

  • Adeola Isikalu,
    Managing Director

    Adeola is a distinguished graduate of Chemical and Polymer Engineering, boasting a stellar track record as a dynamic and goal-oriented executive with over 12 years of extensive experience in the downstream oil and gas industry. Throughout his career, he has displayed a remarkable journey of advancement, ascending from a role as an Operations Executive to his current position as Managing Director.

    His professional expertise spans a broad spectrum of areas within the oil and gas sector, encompassing oil and gas trading, depot operations, marketing, business development, and top-level management. His ability to strategize and execute has been proven time and again, leading to operational excellence and outstanding business performance.

    Adeola is renowned for his commitment to achieving exceptional results and has consistently optimized processes, thereby driving growth and profitability. His exceptional leadership skills have been instrumental in fostering robust relationships with stakeholders, resulting in a strong network of industry partners and satisfied clients.

    Adept at coordinating cross-functional teams, Adeola has a proven track record of guiding them towards attaining strategic objectives and surpassing performance targets. His visionary approach and decisive management style have earned him recognition as an influential leader within the industry.

    With his profound knowledge of the downstream oil and gas landscape and a keen eye for emerging opportunities, Adeola continues to elevate his company to new heights of success while making a significant impact on the industry as a whole.

Abayomi Oyedeji,
Senior Finance & Administrative Manager

Abayomi is a Chartered Accountant with experience spanning over 29 years both in Audit/ Consulting practice and in the industry. Before joining Swift Oil Limited he worked for Conoil Plc, Akintola Williams Deloitte, HealthPlus Limited, Konga Shopping Online Limited and Gabriel Christopher & Co. (Chartered Accountants), London, United Kingdom.He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, an Affiliate member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Abayomi was part of the implementation team for the introduction Oracle Business Solution in Conoil Plc and a key member of the implementation team for retail and inventory management solution (RetailPro) for HealthPlus Group.

  • Lukman Taiwo 
    Head, Finance & Manager

    Lukman is a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Lagos, a Chartered Accountant and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He has over 10 years post qualification experience out of which he spent 8 years in financial accounting at Swift Oil Limited.He was a leading member of the Finance Team that put in place the SAGE Accounting Package currently in use by Swift Oil Limited.


Ademola Awolesi,
Senior Manager Depot And Retail Operations

Ademola holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Philosophy from the University of Lagos. He has over 8 years of experience in the management of depot operations. He coordinates general management of operations and administrative activities of the depot through vessel product reception, storage, loading activities, and facilities management.

He maintains effective and timely receipt of vessels/cargo from the jetty, loading, and other general tank farm activities ensuring full compliance to operational and safety rules and policies.

Ademola liaises with PPMC, NMDPRA, and PPPRA to ensure the readiness of nominations before vessel arrival. He also liaises with Surveyors and Chief Officer onboard towards the commencement of receipt after the preparation of shore tanks, arrival ullage figures, and calculations.

  • Christopher Ogala
    Assistant General Manager Compliance

    Chris is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria with over 17 years of active experience in varieties of disciplines. He joined Swift Oil Limited group over 5 years ago as the Group Head of Internal Audit.

    He previously worked with the Obijackson Group of companies, Nestoil Limited and Neconde Energy Limited among several other companies. He is a great advocate of integrity in business place and he is well known for his value-for-money slogan which requires the purchase of quality goods and services at reasonable prices.