Robert Onyejekwe


Robert Onyejekwe is currently Vice President for Sub Sahara Africa, with oversight over all Schlumberger product lines in the region. Prior to his current role, Robert served as the Vice President, HR for Schlumberger Middle East from August 2012 to July 2014.

Starting his career with Schlumberger Drilling and Measurements Operations in 1996, Robert has held various field, engineering and management positions. From 1998 to 2005 working as a field and engineering professional in Nigeria, United States, Cameroon and France. In 2005, he was assigned as Drilling and Measurements Operations Manager for Angola, East and Southern Africa.  Later in 2008, he was appointed Global Recruiting, Training and Development manager based in Houston, Texas. In 2009 he was assigned as Drilling and Measurements General Manager for Nigeria and all Gulf of Guinea countries. In a career spanning 20 years, Robert has worked in four continents.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and an MBA from the University of Rotterdam, Netherlands. He is an active member of SPE since 1996.

Robert has participated since 2015 as a volunteer member of the faculty of the future panel that selects and awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or Post-doctorate studies in STEM disciplines at leading universities worldwide. Robert joined the board of the Foundation in April 2017.