ENGR. GEORGE CHUKWULEWA OKOROMA
FNSE, FNICE, FNIHTE, MNIM, JP
Engr. George Chukwulewa Okoroma seats at the helm of affairs at Gambeta Groupe Limited, a group of companies with major professional interest in Engineering & Technical Consulting Services, Oil and Gas (EPIC) Projects, Transport/Logistics, Information Technology, Hospitality, Contract Staff Management, Manpower Development, and Real Estate.
He has distinguished himself as a professional, a philanthropist and a leader who believes that integrity, honesty and professionalism remains the core value for professional practice. His mission for the industry is to bridge the gap between local companies, best practices and excellence, in Engineering and other Technical Services, for a sustainable development.
George graduated as a Civil Engineer in 1981 from the Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France. He also holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Project Management.
He started his working career with various construction companies as Project Engineer and rose to the position of a project manager. In 1985, he co-founded his first engineering venture – a construction company Gambeta Nigeria Limited and later, established amongst other Companies a Consulting Firm: Gapec Consultants Limited and he is the Principal Partner.
George is a prominent and active member and fellow of various professional associations in Nigeria and abroad which includes, Fellow Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), Fellow Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (FNICE), Fellow Nigerian Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers (FNIHTE), Member Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (MNIM), Fellow Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC), Member Institute of Safety Professionals, Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Member Institution of Diagnostic Engineers UK (MIDiagE).
Engr. George is the president of the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria and the Honorable Treasurer for FIDIC AFRICA . He was also the Pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Omoku Branch, Nigeria.
In terms of awards and recognitions, he has received several awards which include; Distinguished Service Award Nigerian Society of Engineers 2007, Justice of The Peace by the Nigerian Government 2010, Distinguished Service Award by ACEN 2013, Presidential Merit Award for Exemplary commitment to the Engineering Profession and support to the Ideals of the Nigerian Society of Engineers 2015, Inducted into the 2015 Construction Industry Hall of Fame by CED Magazine, Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by The Nigerian Institution of Highways 2016, Leads Africa Merit Award of Excellence 2018, Life time Achievement Award 2019 etc.
Engr. George C. Okoroma is happily married and blessed with children and some of them are professionals in their own rights in various disciplines.