Gabriele Volpi

Chairman, Orlean Invest Holding Ltd.


Mr. Gabriele Volpi is an entrepreneur active in Nigeria since the early 1970s. An Italian and Nigerian national, he is the Chairman of Orlean Invest Holding Ltd and of Intels Nigeria Limited.

He holds a major role in the introduction of the Oil Service Centre Concept in Africa, especially in Nigeria, Angola and Mozambique, representing one of the most successful and interesting business cases in the whole Continent.

Orlean Invest Holding Group currently employs over 7,000 employees, controls four Oil Service Centres in Nigeria (Onne, Warri, Lagos and Calabar) plus one under construction in Mozambique (Pemba) and is involved in the development of the Badagry Mega Port and of the Eko Energy City Project in the Lagos State, with a total investment performed so far of over 7 Billion US$