Nellie R. Onwuchekwa

Nellie R. Onwuchekwa

Nellie Roselynde Onwuchekwa, (B.Sc. (Mass Communications, 1986; M.ILD, Masters in International Law and Diplomacy, 1999, from the University of Lagos),  is in charge of Security Business, Plans, Program, Integrity and Compliance for ExxonMobil in Nigeria. The best Graduating Female in the Social Science Faculty and Award Winner of several departmental/faculty prizes (1986).

Nellie, within the past decade has received specialist training in Business Continuity Planning and Execution, Oil and Gas Process and Compliance, Security Risk Management, Security Surveying and Designs, Project Management Assessment, Due Diligence Investigations & Personnel Background Vetting, Bomb Threat Risk Management and Response – including Disaster Management and Control – among others.

She is also Lead Advisor & Subject Matter Expert in Personnel Background Checks and Information Security Risk Management for Mobil Producing Nigeria, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation.  A Corporate Communications and Security Process Management Expert, Nellie has over the past 18 years focused on Corporate Business Process Change Management, Business Continuity Planning Strategy, Execution and Continual

Improvement, Quality Assessment and Assurance of Security Business as well as Organizational Crime Prevention/Reduction Training. She has initiated and implemented several awareness modules aimed at improving Operations Integrity Management and Compliance in the Company.

To ensure information security procedures compliance, she established an Internal Network of Professionals to track and steward security and safeguard measures at the grassroots level of the organization.

Only recently, for her resilience and commitment to Consistent Enforcement of Compliance Standards in Information Security in ExxonMobil for 10 years, Nellie was awarded the 2014 MD’s Information Security Leadership Award by Mark Ward, immediate past Chairman/Managing Director of the Company.

A Board Member of Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Nigeria, Nellie Onwuchekwa is committed to improving the lots of the Nigerian Youth. She is the Sole Financier and BOT Member of Afresh Global Foundation and facilitates ‘Growth Café Quarterly Seminars’ as a Youth Empowerment and Enlightenment vehicle since 2008. She also hosts a live radio program “Emotionally Yours” on Unilag FM also under the aegis of Afresh Global Foundation. Nellie is a committed member of the South-East South-South Professionals in Lagos.