West Africa Oil & Gas HR Leaders Discuss Talent Innovation for Regional Growth

Top Quote West Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit 2015, is the Gulf of Guinea's premier event focused on developing a globally competent workforce for the region's oil and gas sector. It is the greatest gathering for workforce development professionals, industry leaders, solutions providers, banks, and government and education officials to come together to explore talent development that is innovation driven. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 26, 2015 - Top West African talent managers in the oil and gas industry will converge at the West Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit, in Accra from the 27th of October 2015 to discuss innovative talent management strategies in the face of the many challenges besetting the industry today. Oil prices have dropped by nearly 50% since mid-2014. The industry has seen its longest running slump in the midst of increasing competition for market share, talent and resources. This is necessitating a very innovative yet frugal approach to the management of resources, particularly people resources.

    Senior delegates and speakers from Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, South Africa, UK and USA will be joining the talent conversation featuring summit master classes, expert sessions laced with fun and business networking.

    Speaking in Lagos, one of the promoters of the Talent Summit, Mr Emmanuel Emielu remarked, "it has become imperative that every decision and tactic in the management of talent be taken strategically; and with the scarcity of top talent, industry professionals must collaborate with international thought leaders in order to understand and harness organisation human resources effectively.

    Keynote Speaker for the Master Class Human Resource Development in the Oil & Gas Industry, Mrs Enife Atobiloye, added that the summit would offer high-level discussions that will feature strategies and opportunities to streamline human resources processes, optimize spending and effectively leverage the workforce for sustained competitive advantage in an increasingly volatile market.

    The summit offers a 2-day general session attended by industry leaders and critical oil and gas stakeholders in the Gulf of Guinea. Featuring over 14 speakers from all over the world, optional master classes facilitated by known thought leaders in their field, including Steve Gutzler, President, leadership quest USA. Who will be anchoring the master class examining Emotional Intelligence for Extraordinary Leadership.

    The conference will run from Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th October from 9am to 4pm daily.

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