Mr Ojunekwu Augustine Avuru is the CEO of Seplat Petroleum Development Plc, a Company he co-founded. In 2002 Mr Avuru founded Platform Petroleum Limited, becoming its Pioneer Managing Director until 2010 when he left to become the Pioneer Managing Director of SEPLAT. He was Technical Coordinator for the 1991 review of the industry MOU. Austin is a notable champion of Local Content Development in the Upstream sector of the Nigerian Petroleum Industry. He led the extensive campaign for indigenous E & P participation and chaired the technical subcommittee that drafted the policy blueprint that has transformed into the Nigerian Content Act of 2010. Mr Avuru is a Fellow and past President of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE). He is a co-author of Nigerian Petroleum Business, a Handbook and author of Politics, Economics & the Nigerian Petroleum Industry. The good news for the Ausso Leadership Academy.