Pekene is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), United Kingdom and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), United State of America. Pekene is Chemical/Petrochemical Engineer, Consultant, Trainer and a Project Management Professional (PMP), Oil Well Cementer. He has over 10 years’ combined experience. He graduated from thee then Rivers State University of Science and Technology, 2007 year, where he studied Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering. Thereafter went to the University of Salford, Great Manchester, UK for a Post Graduate Diploma and a Master Degree in Project Management in Construction
Pekene worked on the Brass LNG Project as a Construction Field Engineer, Project Engineer, Water/Chemical Engineer, Human Resources Developer, Trainer and Quality Engineer and became the first Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified on the Brass LNG Project. He was part of the team of young engineers trained on the Brass LNG Project by America’s most renowned Engineering, Procurement and Construction giant, Bechtel Corporation. He played vital roles in the Pre-FID phase of the Brass LNG Project and was part of the selected few that developed the Brass LNG Construction Execution Plan, Scope of Work and the various Invitations to Tender (ITT) packages.
For almost 4 years, he worked as the most senior Training Engineer and Principal Project Management Consultant to the Consultancy Department, Rivers State University of Science & Technology and Ritetrac Consult, he research, facilitates, design and build professional learning strategies, carried out training need assessment and advices clients on the right training, evaluate existing/new training programs and carries out trainees assessment.
Pekene briefly worked for Halliburton as a Project Engineer – Cementing.
Pekene mentors and coaches young people as he is passionate about their professional growth and entire development. He is a writer, leader and a speaker who has helped many grow in leadership and has assisted several firms in recording good successes and hit their strategic goals. Pekene has written several books which includes Developing The Superstructure in You and Around You, How To Become a Project Management Consultant, The Spirit of a Soldier.