Brenda Ataga is the wife of Michael Usifo Ataga, the late Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, who was stabbed to death, multiple times by his side chic, Chidinma Ojukwu, who has since been arrested.
Brenda is the National Project Coordinator of the LPG Gas Expansion Programme, in the office of the Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
She had previously served as the Special Adviser on Downstream and Infrastructure between 2015 and 2019.
She is a Mid/Downstream Commercial Strategist and a 2018 Nominee of the prestigious Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu Fellowship.
With over 15 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, Brenda also founded and seats on the board of a not-for-profit charity organization – True Foundation – which focuses on community and human capacity training for Women and Youths in barrios and IDP camps.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Administration from the University of Lagos, BA Business Management from Lincoln University and an LLM from the University of Salford
Before being in public service, Brenda held key leadership positions in private sector, where she attained recognition as the first female and first under 30 to serve in the capacity of Supply Manager at OANDO PLC (West Africa).