Chief (Dr.) Alexander Chika Okafor is an accomplished Entrepreneur and the founding Executive Chairman/ CEO of Chicason Group – (a conglomerate of over 20 subsidiaries with interest in Oil and Gas ; Mining; Manufacturing; Real Estate; Trading – Import, Export; and Agriculture). He is a recipient of 2 prestigious National Honours and Awards which includes Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), Member of Order of the Niger (MON) and many professional bodies including Fellow Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers, Fellow Institute of Corporate Administrators (FICA), Fellow Nigeria Institute of Sales Management (FNISM), Fellow Institute of Journalism management (FIJM).
Dikanna is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Reading, UK. During his stay in the UK, he started his working experience with Powerhouse Promotions, Reading, UK where he rose through the ranks to become Assistant Head (Marketing). Upon his arrival in Nigeria, he joined PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Nigeria as a Consultant. He is the C.E.O of Dyko Oil and Gas Services Nigeria Limited and Executive Director, Operations and Corporate Services in Chicason Group.
Chux Adike is an experienced Business and People Manager, Trained Trainer, a Finance, Investment and Strategy Specialist. He gained professional expertise climbing the ladder of various performance driven organizations. He possesses over 22 years of working experience spanning Oil and Gas (A-Z Petroleum, Port Harcourt Refinery & NNPC NETCO), Commercial/Investment Banking (Zenith Bank, Fidelity Bank and Intercontinental Bank), International trading and Business consultancy.
Mr. Adike Holds an MSc. in Economics, an MBA in Management and a BSc. in Engineering.
Iquo is an experienced real estate developer with over 19 years of experience within the real estate industry. Her work experience has mainly been in the acquisition, development, finance and marketing of real estate developments from the year 2000 to date where she worked with various real estate development companies including Barratt Homes, Guildford and later Moorhouse Properties Ltd to develop hotels amongst which are Moorhouse Hotel Ikoyi, Novotel Port Harcourt, Ibis Lagos Airport Hotel amongst other hotel developments in Nigeria, residential and commercial projects. She has an MBA from the University of Surrey and a B. Sc in Economics from the University of Ibadan.
Hafford had his first degree in Economics (BSc) and MSc in Financial Economics from Leicester University, Leicester, United Kingdom. He started his over 19 years career in the Banking sector and worked with formidable Banks including Zenith Bank and Fidelity Bank. Whilst in the Banking sector. His primary responsibilities were writing research reports to guide investors in the capital market which also involved Financial Analysis and Financial Modeling but later on focused on Business Development, Relationship Management and Branch Management before he moved to Rock of Ages Properties.
Anselm is a trained architect with a Master Degree in Construction Management and an Executive MBA with specialization In Project Management. He has over 19 years working experience in design, construction, real estate, banking and the oil and gas Sector.
Whilst working in the banking sector, he held the position of Project Manager Northern Region with Afribank overseeing the bank’s construction projects within the North and middle belt region of Nigeria. As a Project Manager with Capital Oil and Gas Industries, he participated in the construction of the depots in the Northern part of Nigeria.
He has undergone trainings in Facility Management, a certified Prince II Project Management Professional and a Member of The International Construction Project Management Association.
A professional and trained interior designer, Ogonna holds a degree in Interior Design from Parsons, The New School for Design in New York. While in New York, she worked with leading interior designers on projects in Dubai, U.K and the USA. Since moving back to Nigeria, she worked as an Interior Designer and Specifier for James Cubit Interiors, where she was involved in high profile and large-scale projects including retail, residential and office spaces for corporate clients both in Nigeria and Ghana. She holds a B.Sc. in both Business Management and Psychology from the University of Keele, Staffordshire.
Engr. Michael Aniegboka is a Civil Engineer registered as an associate member of both the Nigerian Society of Engineer and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. In his over 35 years of practice, he has been involved in a number of high-profile construction of Highways and Building Projects which include the 5.4km Misau—Damban—Udubo Road in Bauchi State as well as the 2.3kim Onitsha—Nkpor- Umuoji—Nnobi Road in Anambra State. He joined Rock of Ages Properties PLC in 2011 as a Project Manager where he oversaw several real estate developments. Prominent developments undertaken by him were A—Z Filling Stations in Kano and Nnewi, Completion of RCCG Church in Nnewi donated and the Chicason Group Head office in Nnewi.