Mr. Raimi joined the company in August 2021 as Executive Director , Commercial with the responsibility for all Platform’s Strategic and Commercial Decisions, Financial Operations, Capital Raising, and  Optimization of Capital Structure across the organisation. He has 20 years experience in Commercial, Economics, Business Planning, Banking, Treasury and Finance positions, having been Petroleum Economist and Commercial Advisor for Addax Petroleum Nigeria and Addax Petroleum Services, Geneva, Switzerland with significant involvement in Project Economic Analysis, Business Planning, Commercial and Economic Evaluations of New Ventures, Farm-in and Company Acquisition Opportunities, Bid-Rounds Valuation and Packaging, and Fiscal - Terms Analysis. Most recently, Mr. Raimi was with Seplat Energy Plc as General Manager, Commercial with the responsibility for driving Commercial, Economics, Valuation, Planning and Treasury activities across the organization. The role reported to the CFO and supports the CEO and the Board in investment decision making while providing commercial support to functions including Operations, Business Development and directly interfaces with external stakeholders such crude oil offtakers, third party pipeline/terminal operators, gas customers, reserves auditors, lending banks as well as government agencies such as NNPC, DPR, NEITI. Mr. Raimi had started his career with Citibank Nigeria as a Finance Analyst and thereafter with Cadbury Nigeria as Treasury Manager before joining the Oil and Gas Industry. Mr. Raimi graduated with BSc. (Honours) First-Class in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and possesses an MSc. in Oil and Gas Economics from the University of Dundee, Scotland. He also holds the Harvard Business School Certificate of Management Excellence.