Dr. Thomas John, the newly appointed alternate chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Hydropec Engineering Services Limited.
Dr. John was the first Manager of the Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company and the pioneering Managing Director of Eleme Petrochemicals Company, Port Harcourt before rising to become the Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
He serves as Non-Executive Director at South Atlantic Petroleum Limited. After retiring from NNPC, he served on the Board of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) as a Non-Executive Director.
Dr. John holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic, a PhD in Reaction Kinetics from Queens University, Ontario, Canada and is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (FNCHE).