Elizabeth Obode

Elizabeth Obode is an energy professional with a background in Petroleum engineering and upstream experience in the Oil and Gas industry with Schlumberger. She has a Masters in Chemical Engineering (in view) from Texas A&M University at Qatar with research focus on the Techno-economics of renewable energy systems and use of Produced Water for electricity generation. The research is sponsored by Qatar Foundation and Conoco Phillips.

She received the ExxonMobil Undergraduate Scholarship for academic excellence and was inaugurated into the Chemical engineering honors society – Omega Chi Epsilon. She has been recognized for her volunteer work as student-chapter team lead for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and for work as Student Section Judge for the Society of Petroleum engineers (SPE). She has also been recognized for service in the Emerging African Scholars Mentorship Program.

Her interest lie in the intersection between Science, Technology and Policy and the vision is for a continent where energy poverty is dead and cutting-edge science and technology can be assessed a stroll away from home in hopes that the strength of the African is celebrated and rewarded across the world.  

She is a dreamer using science and policy to articulate the dreams.