Mr. Abu-Bakar is a seasoned Industrial chartered chemist, and a Harvard trained Management Executive with extensive cross functional experience over the last 29 years across various industries from Printing, Security inks Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Investment and Project management functions.

Mr. Abu-Bakar is an active member of the following International and local Associations, Harvard Alumni Association, London Business school Alumni Association, Institute of chartered chemist of Nigeria, Member Institute of Directors, Nigeria, Fellow Institute of Management Consultant and Certified Management Consultant, Nigeria, Member Nigerian Institute of Management, National council member Manufacturer’s Association of Nigeria and currently, Vice Chairman Manufacturer’s Association of Nigeria, Abuja Branch.

Mr. Abu-Bakar obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (Industrial) from Bayero University, Post graduate Diploma in Management and MBA in Financial Management from National Institute of Business Management, Kingster Education Chennai. He is also a recipient of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)-Honoris Causa from Common Wealth University, UK. He has also attended Senior Executive programmes from Harvard Business School USA, London Business School UK, Kellogg’s School of Management USA, Oxford University UK, Peking University China and Lagos Business School.