Engr. Dr. (Mrs.) Fabiyi I. Amakiri was born 0n 27th July, 1950. She
obtained her B. Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ife,
a Masters of Science degree in the same field from the University of
Technology, Longhborongh, England before proceeding to the University of
Manchester Institute of Science and Technology where she obtained a Ph. D.
degree also in Chemical Engineering in 1984.
In 1974, Dr. (Mrs.) Amakiri was employed as a Process Engineer at Nigerian Petroleum Refining Company. She rose to become Senior Process Engineer and later in 1986, became the Chief Chemical Engineer in charge of Technical Services. In 1988, she was appointed Deputy Manager, Computer Central and Data Services, and was later made Manager, Production, Planning and Quality Control. She was promoted General Manager in 1998 and was seconded to the National Fertilizer Company of Nigeria (NAFCON) in 1999 as Managing Director. She returned to NNPC in 2001 as Group General Manager, Research and Development (R&D) Division; Managing Director of NETCO, the engineering outfit of the NNPC and currently Director, Treasure Energy Resources Limited, River State Government owned Oil Company.
Dr. (Mrs.) Amakiri, belong to several professional bodies such as the Computer Association of Nigeria and the Institute of Petroleum Engineers. She is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers; Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers. As a result of her numerous achievements, she has received various awards and recognitions including Twenty First Century award for Achievement by the International Biographical Center of Cambridge, England.