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Leadership Team

Makhi  Major (PhD),

Business Director

Makhi is a director and business manager for Afric-Aus Technical Solutions.

With over 30 years of experience in boardroom management and strategy his experience spans commercial evaluation, Technical Specification, Design & Engineering.

Makhi was part of the team that developed the sales and purchase agreements for a number of high profile projects around the world within the Shell and BG groups. He graduated from the London School of Economics with a distinction.

Samson Dada

 Business Development Manager (Africa, Europe and the Middle East)

Samson Dada is a seasoned Energy Economist trained in Nigeria, Czech republic, The Netherlands, and the United State of America. A former youth peace ambassador in the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Samson has worked as a consultant with companies in International Energy Trade and Investments in Bulgaria, the Czech republic and The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Affairs where headed the Health Cluster Committee on Program Development.

Samson is a keen singer and chess player


 Brian Kingsley Truman

Non Executive Director

Brian is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with a career spanning over 35 years in Safety and Risk Management in the Energy and Defence Industries. His formative career was hands-on in HVAC Design and Engineering.

Brian is the current National Deputy Chair for the Risk Engineering Society. He is also on the Board of the Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management (CELM) Section of the Institute of Engineers Australia.

He was the National President and current Deputy President of Australian Institute of Energy. He was also President and currently a Senior Associate for the Public Peak body for the Australian Defence Industry and a Committee Member of the Australian Society for Defence Engineering where he represents Western Australia.

Born and raised in Western Australia, Brian has represented companies and organizations at numerous professional functions nationally and internationally specifically within American and European Energy and Defence Markets.

Isaac  Ayodeji,

Snr Consultant

Isaac is a Subject Matter Expert and Principal Consultant for Afric-Aus Technical Solutions. Gifted with rare adaptive talent & skill-set that have made him successful in all phases of projects he has been involved in his career till date, Isaac works across boundaries (vertical & lateral)  to ensure organizations’ key objectives get translated to measurable deliverables across board.

With over 22 years of experience within the Oil & Gas, Water/Waste Water, Infrastructure, Mining and Electricity Industries, Isaac’s experience spans concept selection, commercial evaluation, Technical Specification, Design & Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance, Reliability & Overhauls and has worked or lived in countries/cities like Nigeria, Malaysia, the UK, Paris, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US, Russia, Canada and, currently, Australia.

Isaac was part of the Advisory Committee for the ISO 55000 Asset Management suit of standards (via the Asset Management Council of Australia) and was part of the team that developed the pioneer examination questions for certifying ISO 55000 Auditors globally. He is one of the first forty two certified ISO 55000 Asset Management  Auditors in the world (Certification No 000042).

Corporations to which Isaac has added value in his career includes Nigeria LNG, BP, QGC (BG), Shell, SANTOS, WA Water Corporations (100GL Binniyup Desalination Water Plant and the West Pilbara Desalination Water Project), TransCanadian Oil Pipeline Keystone project, Woodside, Malaysia LNG, Callide Power Station, Hancock Roy Hill Iron Ore Project, OMV (Austria) and Xstrata-Glencore and many more.

A TUV Rheinland’s certified Functional Safety Engineer with a strong background in Electrical, Instrumentation and Process Control Engineering, He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Masters in Oil & Gas Engineering and was a pioneer Xstrata-Glencore Scholar on the International Energy Centre (IEC) coordinated Masters of Energy Study at the Universities of Queensland, Newcastle and Western Australia where he specialised in Energy Efficiency and Low/Neutral Carbon Option. Isaac is an active member of the Australian Institute of International Company Directors and Australian Institute of Management among other professional bodies.

Besides Risk, Safety and Reliability, human Re-Engineering and dynamics of Global Energy Economics & Geo-Politics, Isaac exudes strong passion on the subject of man’s humanity to man and the environments. He also speaks on issues of cultural diversity and African Opportunities at seminars, an example of which can be found in the following link   ICEBERG – The Real Nigeria