Our Team

Click on the names below to read their short profiles

CEO/Managing Director

Capt. Evarest Nnaji is our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Founder). He was educated in Nigeria and USA. He holds NCAA and FAA pilot licenses and is a member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association USA, Flight Academy as well as Helicopter Association International (HAI) USA.

He has a considerable wealth of experience in commercial aviation and International businesses.

 

Group Deputy Managing Director

Edwin, George Okor. Our Group Deputy Managing Director. An alumnus of the University of Calabar (B.A Hons), Delta State University (MBA-Banking & Fin.), Lagos Business Sch. (LBS) SrMngmnt  Program (SMP32). Holds a Diploma in Leadership (Haggai Institute, Maui, Hawaii, USA). Before joining OAS, he had 22 yrs banking experience; headed  Oil& Gas financing and rose to an Area Executive in one of the foremost Nigerian banks where he managed a balance sheet of over N27 billion. (He joined OAS January 2015)

 

 

Director of Operations

Capt. Stuart Janes is our Director of Operations with 40 years experience in aviation and over 13,000 helicopter flying hours in diverse operations in a variety of locations around the world, and 16 years operating in Nigeria. Experienced in management roles from running operations to setting up and launching contracts. Investigating aviation accident/incidents; preparing and executing audits; managing finances and budgets and establishing programs that facilitate policies and procedures for more efficient and safe operations.

Director of Maintenance

Engr. Benjamin Okafor is our Director of Maintenance. He is a CAA and NCAA licensed helicopter engineer. He has worked with a number of major helicopter operators in West Africa, Canada and the Middle East where he gained a lot of 'on the job’ experience as line maintenance engineer, Lead or Chief Engineer. (He joined OAS February 2012)

 

Safety And Quality Manager

Engr. Obidimalor Udenna J, is our Safety/Quality manager. He is NCAA licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with various  rating including avionics, electrical, instruments and type rated on B737 and Bell 412 EP Helicopters. He has worked on various NCAA regulatorated permits, certifications and licensed start up operations, and worked with the Nigerian Air force before joining OAS in the year 2006.

 

Human Resources and Nigerian Content Dev.Manager

Mrs Nkechi Bolaji is our Human Resources Manager and Nigerian content Development Manager. She was educated in Nigeria and is a member of the chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Masters in Managerial Psychology (MMP) Unilag. She has a long managerial experience in the Nigerian Aviation industry. (She joined OAS May 2006)