Sylvester Ogbeifun Iduseri
Member of Board of Trustees, SID Foundation (Chairman)
Sylvester Ogbeifun Iduseri is a well-rounded professional with experience in Project Management, Product Development, Process Engineering, Corporate Strategy and Systems Optimization. He has successfully delivered complex projects like the Deep waters project worth over USD 3 billion as the Engineering Coordinator. He has passion for Helps Ministry. He is presently with TOTAL Nigeria as a Capacity Development Manager.
He graduated from the University of Benin with a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering and a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt (1998). He did a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme in Management at the University of Port Harcourt (2000/2001) and later obtained a certificate of learning in November 2010 after successfully completing a course in Project Management Professional at the London Education Centre, UK. He is a certified member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and a registered Professional Engineer with COREN and other professional bodies. He has consulted for CCTL, PPS UK and he has worked in various capacities for NNPC, SHELL & TOTAL for more than 15 years.
With a proven track-record as a persuasive facilitator, he was appointed back to back from 2008 to 2012 as the sole presenter of his employing company’s strategies, prospects & projects to stakeholders and policy makers during major international conferences like NAICE, NOG, OWA and OTC. He was appointed in the consortium by PENGASSAN to advice on some industrial matters e.g. PIB, Staff Welfare, Staff development and progression etc.
He chaired a variety of committees based on his extensive experience in Workforce Development. In Nov. 2008, he chaired his employing company’s first multicultural committee (with representatives from each race) on welfare for local and foreign nationals. In May 2012, he chaired his company’s Employee/Manning ratio committee. He also chaired Church Of God Mission Int’l’s (CGMI) Lagos Employment & Talent Committees. He holds strategic positions in other professional bodies like SPE. He is a Patron to some religious and organized outreach groups like Agape Force, Love Fellowship Medical outreach. He is active in his local church.
He was one of the founding members of the Christian Fellowship International (C.F.I.) in 1991 and he is fondly referred to as “our ancestor”. During his tenure as President of C.F.I. in 1994, he provided strategic counsel to the Exco which birthed CFI National Secretariat in 1996 preceded by the development of the all important document “A CASE FOR CFI” which was presented to the parent church, (CGMI).To emphasize his clear focus on Helps Ministry, he persuaded the renowned Archbishop Benson Idahosa to allow him function in this calling instead of working as a National Executive in the new CFI Secretariat.
Sylvester Ogbeifun Iduseri is an ordained Reverend with CGMi. He is happily married to Judith. They are blessed with three lovely children (Ehi, Uyi & Ella).