Onyeche Tifase is an experienced engineering professional with extensive experience in the energy, engineering 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 a Contracts 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 took over responsibility for the Siemens Ltd. Nigeria Medium Voltage & Transformers (Energy Management) businesses.
Onyeche’s career path and achievements over the years led her to becoming the first Nigerian MD & CEO of Siemens Ltd. Nigeria from 2014 to 2020. During this time, she was instrumental in developing the Nigerian Electrification Roadmap and Presidential Power Initiative for setting the country on the path to sustainable transformation of the Power Sector.
Onyeche currently leads the Digital Grids Consulting business in Siemens Energy and prior to this, was the VP Strategy, Technology & Innovation for the Siemens Energy Industrial Applications Division. Onyeche is based in Munich, Germany with her husband and three children and is avid about mentoring, partnering and local content development initiatives.