Engr. Egbert Imomoh, Commander of the Niger (CON), started his career in the petroleum industry in 1968 when he joined Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria as a petroleum engineer in Nigeria after his training in The Netherlands.
Engr. Imomoh worked in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, and rose to the position of Deputy Managing Director, a position he held until retirement in February 2002. He continued working with Shell International, London, as a Senior Corporate Adviser on Nigeria from 2002 to 2004.
A co-founder and former non-executive Chairman of Afren Plc, Engr. Imomoh has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, founding member of the Nigerian Chapter, first Africa Region Director and chairman of the Nigeria Council Board of Trustees.
Engr. Imomoh holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Birmingham, England and a honorary doctorate degree of the University of Port Harcourt.