Onyeche Tifase is an experienced engineering professional with extensive experience in the power
and consulting industries. She graduated with a degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the
University of Nottingham and completed her Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the
University of Cambridge.
She started her career with Siemens in 2001 as an Electrical Engineer in the Power Distribution
Division of Siemens Plc UK and thereafter progressed up the ranks taking up other key roles in
Siemens Germany and Siemens USA.
Onyeche worked with Accenture Nigeria from 2006 in the area of management consulting and in 2009
returned to Siemens as Deputy General Manager Medium Voltage and Transformers for Siemens Ltd.
Nigeria. Onyeche’s career path and achievements over the years led her to become the first Nigerian
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Nigeria effective November 1, 2014.
She resides in Lagos, Nigeria and is happily married with three children. She is an avid support of
local content development initiatives and participates actively in key programs focused on the
mentoring and development of the Nigerian youth. As part of her contributions to the growth and development of Nigeria, she sits on the board of a few organizations that aim to foster the growth and development of the country. She is the president of Nigerian German Chamber of Commerce(NGCC), Vice-chair for Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and a board member of Private Sector Advisory Group Nigeria