HE Omar Farouk Ibrahim
Secretary General, AFRICAN PETROLEUM PRODUCERS ORGANIZATION (APPO)
Dr. Omar Farouk Ibrahim holds a Doctorate degree from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, 1988. He is the Secretary General of APPO, a position he assumed in January 2020. He is also the World Energy Council Vice Chair for Africa. Until then, Dr. Ibrahim was Adviser on International Energy Relations to four successive Petroleum Ministers of Nigeria. He was OPEC Governor between 2015 and 2020, and Executive Board Member at the GECF. Dr. Ibrahim was Head of the PR and Information Department at the OPEC Secretariat (2003-2010). He also held the position of Managing Director of the Nigerian Federal Government Owned Newspaper, The New Nigerian (1999-2003).