Engr. Dada Thomas
(FNSChE, P.Eng.)Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director
Engr. Dada Thomas is the Founding Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Frontier Oil Limited. He has over 44 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, specialising in Process & Facilities Engineering & Project Management. Engr. Thomas worked for 21 years with the Shell Group and managed a variety of increasingly complex engineering projects and general management roles in both Nigeria and Holland before setting up Frontier Oil Ltd.
He resigned from Shell in 1998 to set up Tri-Ocean Nigeria Engineering Ltd., a joint venture between the former Tri-Ocean Engineering of Canada with Leed Technology Ltd providing engineering and related services to the international oil companies operating in Nigeria.
In 2001, he bought out the Tri-Ocean Engineering Ltd with other Nigerian partners and re-branded the company as Fairshores Ltd. and also helped found Frontier Oil Limited in the same year.
Engr. Thomas was the President of the Nigerian Gas Association for the 2016 to 2018 term.
Engr. Thomas is a graduate of Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical & Polymer Engineering and is a registered engineer in Nigeria and Alberta, Canada.