Chima served as Director-in-charge, Oil and Gas Advisory Practice of PwC Nigeria between 2012 – 2014. Prior to this, he was the MD/CEO of Nigeria LNG Ltd from 2008 to 2012 during which he was the Executive Vice President of Bonny Gas Transport Limited.
Before his stint at NLNG, Chima was the Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd. (SNEPCo) between 2004 and 2007 and the Chief Petroleum Engineer of Shell Nigeria. Chima led the organizational change in Shell in Nigeria, code named ‘SoFu’, which led to the reorganization of Shell companies in Nigeria and the establishment of Shell E&P Africa offices in Lagos.
Chima holds a B.Sc. (Eng.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nigeria and has won many awards in the Oil & Gas Industry.