Chiemezie is the Chief Executive Officer of White Dove Shipping Company Ltd. He is responsible for the direction and implementation of the strategic growth plans of the oil and gas marine logistics company. Prior to assuming this role, he was Associate Director and Group Head of Corporate Finance in White Dove, where he was responsible for articulating and championing the different capital raising endeavours to finance the investment and operational needs of the company and its affiliates.
Before joining the White Dove, Chiemezie was senior manager in the Corporate Finance and Advisory Group of Zenith Capital – the investment banking subsidiary of Zenith Bank, where he provided leadership and particpated in numerous financial structuring and capital raising transactions.
Chiemezie was a Petroleum Economist at Addax Petroleum, prior to his move to Zenith Capital. In that role he was responsible for economic analysis of investment opportunities, including – setting up economic models for determining the viability of new opportunities, commercial evaluations for Farm-in prospects, financial forecasts and various simulations in project economics.
Prior to Addax, he was Senior Consultant in Corporate Finance at KPMG Professional Services where he worked extensively on corporate valuations. He had also previously lectured at the Lagos Business School.
He began his career at Citibank in 1999 working in the international payments division. He holds a BSc. in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, MSc. in Energy Finance from the University of Dundee in the UK, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.