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Imeh Okon

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Senior Special Assistant on Infrastructure

Imeh is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Infrastructure, an Infrastructure Policy Development and Implementation Expert; with 18 years’ experience in various sector reforms and public-private transactions.

 Imeh began her career at the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) in 2002, where she was a key member on the team that successfully privatized 23 terminals of the Nigeria Seaports. She was a member of the 7-man team mandated from the BPE to operationalize the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2005. In addition to serving in the committee that articulated the 25 years Nigeria Railway Masterplan, Imeh also participated in the reform work for the Aviation, Inland waterways, River Basins, Railways, Electricity, and the Oil and Gas Sector.

In 2010, she joined the United States Mission in Abuja as Project Manager, Energy and Climate change. In 2013, she was appointed the In-Country Manager of the United States Presidential Initiative-Power Africa. Power Africa is President Barack Obama’s signature development program designed to increase access to electricity to sub-Saharan Africa. Nigeria was the lead country of the Presidential Initiative. 

In her current position as SSA–P, Infrastructure, she leads work on the Road and Housing Sector as well as on Public-Private Partnerships.

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