Mr. Rowland Ogbu

HR/Compliance Director

A Human Capital Management & Development Consultant with over 20 years hands–on experience. He worked with Industrial Training Fund for many years in various capacities and rose to the position of Head of Training & Consultancy specializing in the Design and Implementation of Tailor-made In–plant programmes for Companies in manufacturing and logistic services. Thirty eight (38) of such programmes were successfully designed and implemented by me for companies across the nation.

When he left the ITF he joined Star Paper Mill Ltd a Tissue Paper Manufacturing and Converting company as the pioneer Human Resources Manager, where he set up the Human Resources Department and rose later to the position of the Head Human Resources Management and Training.

He specializes in Organizational Development, Performance Management, Interviewing, Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Salary Administration, Training & Development, Quality Management, and Process Analysis.
As trained ISO Lead Auditor, he was appointed the Management Representative responsible for Monitoring, Auditing and Reviewing the Quality Management System of Star Paper Mill Limited.

His education and professional training were extensive. Before joining Industrial Training Fund, he attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he obtained B.Sc. in Industrial Tech. (2nd Class Upper Division) and University of Lagos, Lagos where he obtained a Master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration and Planning. During these years of my work experience, he attended more than 16 professional and management training and development workshops, which prepared me adequately for the role I later played in my occupational choice. The programmes were organized by Center for Management Development (CMD), Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Industrial Training Fund (ITF) – Center for Excellence, Prodec-Fugro Netherlands for ISO 9001:2000 Lead Auditors Training, and Nigeria Employer’s Consultative Association.

He is a member of the NECA’s Committee of Human Resource Experts and Institute of Management Consultants.
He was the Lead Consultant at Bond & Partners a firm of Management and Training Consultants in Aba Abia State before joining Singe Obi Transports Ltd as the Group Human Resources/Administrative Manager in November 21, 2013.