Abiola Lukman Lawal
Abiola Lawal is Executive Director (ED) & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Eroton
Exploration and Production Company Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Economics & Finance from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and an MBA from the Graduate
School of Management, University of California, Irvine, USA.
Mr. Lawal is a seasoned executive in the energy industry both globally and locally. He has
over two decades of experience cutting across multiple countries and continents including
Africa, USA, Europe and China. He brings to Eroton extensive experience across diverse
industries & functions including strategy, operations, finance, shared services and
Mr Lawal’s has a proven record of leading and maximizing organization performance and
results via organic growth, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, asset
rationalization, balance sheet & finance optimization, operational accountability etc & market
driven key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure value realization for stakeholders.
Prior to Eroton, Mr. Lawal was Senior Vice President & CFO of Camac Energy Inc., a New
York Stock Exchange publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production company
focused on energy resources in sub-Saharan Africa and operator of OML 120 & 121. Mr
Lawal was also top executive at Nigeria’s Leading integrated energy company, Oando PLC
where he served as the Group Chief Strategy Officer and was responsible for and assigned
several transformation projects with outstanding results in strategy, operations & technology.
Mr Lawal also acquired broad previous international experience with global companies
including Ernst & Young LLP, The Walt Disney Company and SAP AG.
Mr Lawal is a member of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Institute of Directors
(IOD) & Nigeria Gas Association (NGA).