Emmanuel Imafidon is a professional with over 30 years’ experience in the education, manufacturing and oil & gas sectors. He was the Director of Human Resources & Medical in Chevron Nigeria Limited for seven years and subsequently, the Director of Business Services for nine years before leaving the company. Prior to these two roles, he had worked in different managerial capacities in the HR function of Chevron Nigeria Limited and the Nigerian Tobacco Company.
His key enduring experiences include the development, deployment and maturing of efficient shared service organizations, development & operationalization of HR strategy, management of employee issues in multicultural settings, initiation/implementation of enhancements of work systems and procedures driven by simplification, effectiveness, efficiency and digital technologies.
Emmanuel’s main professional interests are in people and organizational development. Specifically, he is passionate about imparting knowledge, empowering HR functions, articulating and developing the organization’s culture and human performance enhancement.
Emmanuel has a Bachelors in Education (Political Science) from the University of Benin, an M. Sc. In Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos. He also has an MBA from the IESE Business School, Barcelona (under the auspices of Lagos Business School) and is currently completing his PhD in International Business at the International School of Management, Paris.