Name: Tamara Egbedi
Profession: Entrepreneur & Oil & Gas Lawyer
Industry: AAgriculture/Oil & Gas
Years of Service: 14 years
Education: Diploma – Computer Science, UAE
LLB – Law (University of Lagos)
LLM – Petroleum Law and Policy (University of Dundee – CEPMLP)
Country of Residence: United Kingdom
Tamara Egbedi is a lawyer with vast international experience in the oil and gas industry, commercial and corporate law, compliance, dispute resolution, and maritime gained working in different regions in the world such as UK, Europe, Middle East, Mediterranean and Asia Pacific. With experiences having worked in companies such as Chevron Nigeria Ltd, AELEX, Subsea 7 and Spectrum Geo Ltd and was part of the management team in the last 2 companies; Tamara also contribute to international legal journals, speaks at Legal and corporate conference around the world and volunteer as a guest lecturer for the CEPMLP Masters’ program at the University of Dundee.
Tamara is presently an entrepreneur and co-founder of PachaMama Foods which is an African Foodtech start-up & social enterprise committed in providing healthy, tasty and affordable food locally sourced and produced with the highest international quality standards. Her company provides solutions to key nutritional problems in children and adults especially in developing countries and currently feeds over 200,000 pupils in Plateau state as part of the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). She believes in achieving key UN Sustainable Development Goals (relating to poverty, hunger, good health decent work & economic growth), championing Nigeria’s natural Ingredients, encouraging soil sustainability practices by partnering with local farmers, supporting local communities, promoting the health of children and families.
Tamara actively promote diversity at board level and recently acts as a trustee for a non-profit organisation (Perceval & Knights Foundation). She is a seasoned sports person with a 2nd Dan in Shotokan Karate, loves to travel and try new cuisines around the world.
Her personal Instagram handle is @tamaraegbedi
Her personal LinkedIn profile is https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamara-egbedi-0713b921/
Her business Instagram handle is @tombrownplus and @pachamamafoodsng