Choose language
Uchechukwu Ugorji

Uchechukwu Ugorji

Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer at Lawton Lighthouse LLC
Abuja, Nigeria

Mentorship Connection

This connection is free for Idea/concept and startup venture stages.

Two meetings per month

Unlimited chat, email, or text within boundaries.


I am a seasoned Consultant with the African Development Bank on projects including the Nigerian Electrification Project which is aimed at providing sustainable and affordable electricity access to rural communities in Nigeria, funded by the African Development Bank. With over 15 years of diverse experience in project management, business development, strategy, and management consulting, I bring a wealth of expertise to my roles.

Within NEP-AfDB, I take charge of project impact monitoring, technical assistance management, and capacity building initiatives, ensuring the efficacy and efficiency of our interventions.

Additionally, I provide guidance to startups and businesses, utilizing my skills in data management, lean six sigma, strategic planning, and project management to drive success.

I also hold key positions as a Value-Chain Specialist and Chief Sustainability & Innovation Officer at Lawton Lighthouse LLC, where I lead advisory services for MSMEs and projects globally on Circular Economy.

My educational background includes an MBA in Oil and Gas Management, a B.Eng in Petroleum Engineering, and multiple certifications in project management, lean six sigma, and other specialized areas. I am deeply passionate about leveraging innovative and sustainable solutions to generate positive social and economic impacts.

Spoken languages


Mentorship motivation

  • I want to give back to the startup ecosystem and entrepreneurs coming up
  • I want to make new connections for myself and/or the organization I represent
  • I want to scout for new opportunities in engaging as an advisor or for a board seat

My motivation to mentor startups is deeply rooted in my belief in the transformative power of entrepreneurship and innovation. I find immense fulfillment in guiding aspiring entrepreneurs through the complex landscape of starting and growing a business.

My motivation stems from the opportunity to share my wealth of experience and knowledge gained over 15 years in project management, business development, strategy, and management consulting across various sectors and industries. By providing guidance and insights, I aim to help startups navigate challenges more effectively, seize opportunities, and ultimately thrive in their endeavors.

Furthermore, witnessing the progress and success of the startups I mentor brings me great satisfaction. Seeing them overcome obstacles, achieve milestones, and make a positive impact in their respective industries reaffirms my commitment to mentoring.