Adewale Audifferen

Job Description: 
Business Development Manager
Company: 
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions

Adewale “Ade” Audifferen, has two decades of experience in the energy industry. Currently Ade holds a position of Business Development Manager at Wärtsilä Energy Solutions. In his role, Ade is responsible for business development in Western Africa, in the areas of internal combustion engine power plants, utility-scale solar PV power plants, oil & gas solutions, and LNG solutions.

Prior to taking up this position (2015), Ade was the Managing Director and General Manager at Wärtsilä Services’ network company in Lagos, Nigeria. He led a team of more than 100 professionals providing operations & maintenance services for approximately 1000 MW of Wärtsilä installations in Nigeria. Prior to joining Wärtsilä (2010), Ade worked in several positions at General Electric in the US and in the GE’s Sub-Saharan Africa operations. Also he had a two-year entrepreneurial stint as the managing director of Global Energy Gas & Power Company Nigeria.

Ade holds a MSc. in Structural Engineering from the George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA and a BSc. in Civil & Structural Engineering from the University of Cardiff, Wales U.K.