Chidi K.C. Izuwah Snr
Engr. Chidi K.C. Izuwah Snr is currently the Acting Director General of ICRC and the Secretary of ICRC Governing Board.
He joined ICRC in 2009 as the pioneer Executive Director, PPP Resource Department (EDP3RD) where he set up the Department from scratch. In this role, he was responsible for catalysing Public and Private expertise and resources towards putting in place a world class PPP pre-contract regulatory framework and guidelines for driving the preparation and development phase of Federal PPP Projects. Izuwah was the EDP3RD until June 2016 when he was made the Executive Director, Support Services Department (EDSS).
Izuwah has a first degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Master’s degree in Hydraulic Engineering from the University of New Castle Upon Tyne in the United Kingdom. Izuwah is a Harvard, Wharton, Columbia University and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Executive Education Alumni.
He started his career as a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1986. Thereafter, he held several senior oil & gas asset management positions in a career spanning over 21 years with SPDC (Shell Nigeria). He was at various times Project Manager and Contract Manager for the Deepwater Bonga Mooring and Installation Contract. Izuwah also held the position of Corporate Pipelines Asset Manager responsible for Shell´s entire crude oil evacuation network in Nigeria.