Michael Joel

Head Business Development

Michael Joel has over two decades of experience in international oil and gas business development. He possesses expertise in business development, sales, marketing, project management, and contract negotiations.


Michael is an accomplished commercial manager and strategist who has worked with mid to large-sized organizations, providing business development, commercial management, sales, and marketing. Throughout his career in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Qatar, he has functioned in various capacities, including General Field Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Business Development Analyst, Sales Manager, and Senior Business Development Manager.


Michael is an alumnus of the University of Benin in Nigeria, where he obtained his first degree. He pursued further education at the University of Liverpool in the UK, where he obtained his MBA. He has obtained numerous certifications and training from institutions such as Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) and Warwick Business School. He has certifications in Strategic and Conceptual Selling, Key Account Management, and Contract & Commercial Management. Additionally, he is a member of the Business Development Institute and the Association of Proposal Management Professionals.