GENERAL MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
Education: Mr. Lukman Giwa hails from Ilorin West Local Government Area in Kwara State. He attended Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Surulere, Lagos where he obtained his secondary school Certificate in 1984 and then was admitted to University of Ilorin to study Electrical and Electronics Engineering where he obtained Bachelor of Engineering in1989.
Career: Mr. Giwa started his career in NNPC as DM IT in April 2005 at ITD in CHQ Abuja in charge of enterprise application. He led teams for the deployment of enterprise IT projects including, SAP, Corporate email, collaboration tools amongst others. In January 2010, Mr. Giwa occupied the position of Manager IT Operations in ITD, CHQ Abuja managing the Corporate Data Center, Enterprise Systems Infrastructure and SAP COE support teams. A position he held until September, 2016 when he was transferred to NPDC as acting GM, ITD and was later confirmed in November, 2016.
External Roles: Mr. Giwa brings over 24 years of IT experience in Nigeria and Global corporations. He joined NCR Nigeria as a systems engineer. After his service year in 1990, he then joined Joint Komputer Kompany (JKK) till 1995 when he left Nigeria for USA.
While in the US, Mr. Giwa worked as Information Systems Consultant in various capacities with topmost corporations including General Electric (GE), General Mills, 3M, Cap Gemini, World Bank (IFC) from 1995 to 2003. He later worked for MTN Nigeria as Manager, Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) between 2003 and 2005.
He achieved a number of professional certifications including certified Solaris Network Administrator, OCP, Prince2 to mention a few.