Gift Dauchi is a well-accom­plished Oil & Gas spe­cial­ist with two decades of expe­ri­ence in Oil & Gas oper­a­tions, spe­cial­is­ing in Marine ter­mi­nals, Joint Ven­tures and Avi­a­tion Fuel oper­a­tions. She is cur­rent­ly serv­ing as the Group Head of Oper­a­tions at Rubis Ener­gy locat­ed in Nairo­bi, Kenya. As part of the Group Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee her role entails set­ting up long-term tech­ni­cal and oper­a­tional strate­gies in East and South­ern Africa by enforc­ing and ful­fill­ing com­pa­ny prac­tices regard­ing sus­tain­able oper­a­tions con­cern­ing peo­ple, and the envi­ron­ment. Gift has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in estab­lish­ing risk and con­trol frame­works includ­ing achiev­ing oper­a­tional excel­lence by ensur­ing asset integri­ty, cap­i­tal projects imple­men­ta­tion, bud­get­ing and train­ing. Her work expe­ri­ence with oth­er orga­ni­za­tions also includes Exxon­Mo­bil, BP and Puma Ener­gy. She has a BSc in Pro­duc­tion Man­age­ment from the Cop­per­belt Uni­ver­si­ty and a Post Grad­u­ate Diplo­ma in Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Edin­burgh Busi­ness School, Her­riot Watt Uni­ver­si­ty, Scot­land.