A graduate of philosophy (1981) from the University of Lagos, he obtained a Certificate in Personnel Management from Kingstone Business School, UK. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.
Ben has over 30 years’ experience in Human Resources Management. His exposure in the Oil & Gas industry was with Shell, a multinational company, for over 18.5 years during which period he held key positions with increasing responsibilities. He worked in various areas of human resource management including Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits Management, policy Development and Implementation, standards and Processes Development, Administration and Welfare, Customer Management and Quality Service Provision. With the creation of the Services Directorate, he was moved to head the Standards and Processes department.
After retiring from Shell E & P in 2004, he founded Beneva Enterprises which is focused on provision of HR Consultancy and Logistic Support Services. On this platform, he provided HR related services to Shell and SNEPCo, logistic support services to Keridberd, Candid Logistics major Clearing Agencies, to Daewoo and Total in the movement of pipes and petroleum products. In 2010, he founded Bunec Consult Nig. Ltd a body focused on providing Strategy and Human Resource Management Consulting services which include Recruitment and Selection, Outsourcing, Training and Development, Organizational review, Performance and Reward Management
During his time in Shell, he was one of those that introduced the “Pre-retirement Seminars” in 1997, which has come to stay because of the benefits derived from the programme. Ben has passion for bringing out the best in any one. He is a coach and mentor to many. He is a seasoned facilitator, teacher and communicator. A thorough bred HR Professional.