Dele is a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (University of Benin) and a Shell scholar.
Dele has worked for Schlumberger Oilfield Services for 29 years in Nigeria, Germany, Australia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates. He has held various positions during his career with Schlumberger- Global Training Manager Schlumberger WesternGeco Land Operations, Multiclient Asset Development Manager for Africa, Director of National Content Nigeria & Gulf of Guinea Countries, Managing Director Schlumberger WesternGeco Nigeria and Gulf of Guinea countries. Dele has been a member of the industry steering committee of NipeX for the past four years and is also a member of the National Council on Research & Development (Oil & Gas)
Dele is recognized as a global expert in seismic data acquisition and teaches advanced seismic data acquisition techniques pro bono at the University of Benin post-graduate school of geosciences (Center of Excellence)