The Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), a non-profit and non-political organisation formed to provide a platform to discuss issues of common interest relevant to the Nigerian electricity generation industry has appointed Mrs. Joy Ogaji as its pioneer Executive Secretary.

Ogaji is a legal practitioner with over 15 years of progressive managerial experience in various aspects of commercial/corporate law such as power/energy, oil and gas, property and regulatory matters.

She practised commercial and corporate law both in Nigeria and in England and Wales. Prior to her appointment as the Executive Secretary for APGC, she was the Head of the Regulatory and Transaction Monitoring Unit of the Presidential Taskforce on Power as well as the legal adviser. She has relevant power sector experience having worked with the various agencies through the pre and post privatisation period of the power sector reform.

Ogaji holds a first degree in law (LLB) from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt; a Bachelor’s degree in Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School; a Master degree in Environmental law (LLM) from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Her doctorate degree (PhD) from Warwick University, UK focused on the Viability of Applying Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Processes in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.

She Ogaji belongs to a number of professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (Nigeria), the Law Society of England and Wales (UK), the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Mediation Beyond Borders (MBB) UK.