Rumundaka Wonodi

Job Description: 
Founder & CEO
Company: 
ZKJ Energy Partners Limited
 
Before his appointment in August 2011, he led the Regulatory & Transactions Monitoring team of the Presidential Task Force on Power, charged with driving the power sector reform roadmap of the Federal Government. In that role, he led the team of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and PTFP experts in establishing the Bulk Trader.
 
Rumundaka has a broad and varied experience with energy markets. He was a J. Olin Research Fellow at Yale University where he studied the deregulation of North America’s power and gas industries. As a Director, Wholesale Power Origination with Constellation Energy Commodities Group, one of North America’s largest energy trading firms, he structured complex transactions on different North American interstate pipelines and; in both auction and bi-lateral electricity markets in North America.
 
He started his professional career in infrastructure consultancy with Dar Al Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners) as an assistant engineer on working different World Bank funded infrastructure projects ranging from the design of Apapa Storm water, Gongola refuse disposal systems and rail mass transit studies within Nigeria.
 
Rumundaka is the current and inaugural Chairman of the Initial Stakeholder Advisory Panel of the Nigeria Electricity Market: the highest ranking consultative and advisory panel in the electricity market.
 
He holds a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from University of Benin, Nigeria and an MBA from Yale University School of Management, USA.