UDOM, Uko Inoyo


Ikot Okoro Ubium, Nsit Ubium LGA, Akwa Ibom State

Udom  Inoyo Uko holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science (1981) and LL.B in Law (1987) both from the University of Calabar. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as Solicitor & Advocate of the Supreme Court in 1988. Between December 1982 and June 1989, Udom worked as an Administrative Officer with the Cross River and Akwa Ibom States Government in Calabar and the Liaison offices in Lagos. Mr Udom started his career with Mobil Producing Company in July 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria, as an Employee Relations Coordinator, but by 2000, he became Compensation and Benefits Advisor, ExxonMobil Europe, Africa & Middle East Center of Expertise, in Brussels, Belgium, where he had responsibility for the National Salary Programs of 10 African and 4 European countries. In 2001, Udom returned to Nigeria as Manager, Human Resources Policies & Programs for Mobil Producing Nigeria. By 2004, he was appointed to the Board of Mobil Producing Nigeria, the second largest oil producing company in Nigeria, as Executive Director. As of 2006, Udom is the In‐Country Human Resources Manager for ExxonMobil subsidiary companies in Nigeria. In this role, he has direct responsibility for over 2,000 employees of the 3 ExxonMobil companies and approximately 3,000 personnel of various third party contractors. Udom Inoyo has been actively engaged in activities of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. Between 2004 and now, Udom has chaired both the External Affairs and Human Resources committees of the Oil Producers Trade Sector (OPTS); a body representing the interests of all upstream oil and gas producing companies in Nigeria.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Ntekpe Udom
State of Origin: Akwa Ibom State
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 3

Itoro, Aniekan, Mfoniso-Esther, Uko-Samuel

Profession Administrator , Legal Practitioner
Working Experience

Vice Chairman, ExxonMobil Affiliates in Nigeria - Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL) with effect from March 19, 2018

Previous Appointments:

– Joined Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) in 1989;

– Manager, HR Policies and Programs, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), 2001;

– General Manager, External Affairs, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), 2002-2006;

– Chairman, Public and Government Affairs and Human Resources Committees of the Oil Producers Trade Sector (OPTS);

– Executive Director and In-Country Human Resources Manager for Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) and Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL).


– Chairman of Council and Distinguished Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM).

– Member, Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IOD).

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: University of Calabar, 1981, 1987;


– Honoured with the Distinguished Service Award by the Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


– Reading, Mentoring, Golf


In 2007, Mr Udom established Inoyo Toro Foundation – a platform to advance the recognition of public secondary school teachers and students’ mentorship in Akwa Ibom State. In 2014, he opened a library in his village, Ikot Okoro Ubium, to provide learning aids and create access to research and development of reading and writing skills in secondary school students. In 2015, he facilitated the start-up of the International Centre for Energy and Envionmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR) in University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Mr Udom is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona.

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