Dr. Violet Arene is the current President of AWLO, a management and leadership consultant who
has through her company; Lydia Rock Consult Nigeria Limited, been consulting and training
companies for Quality Leadership Management and Business Excellence.
Over the years, Dr. Arene has acquired a rich Professional background creating impact and
development as Education Administrator from 1972 – 1980 at the Federal Ministry of Education
where she spent sixteen years, eight months, and pioneered the Guidance and Counseling Function.
She also majorly contributed to the New Education Policy of the 6-3-3-4 system.
From 1980 to 1991 she worked at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, climbing
the ranks from Assistant Chief personnel Officer, and retired statutorily from NNPC as General
manager of NNPC for five years, having completed 36 years, 8 months in the Public Service.
She is the Presenter of the Paper; Managing Diversity: Multi-stakeholders Responsibilities, at the
Common Wealth Business Women Network at the Common Wealth Heads of Government Meeting,
and Effective Empowerment in the Oil Producing Areas of Ondo State.
Dr. Violet Arene is a veritable achiever and has been honored with countless recognitions
in Journalism, Management, and Leadership. A recipient of the NNPC Group Managing
Director’s Merit Award for being an Outstanding Achiever and the NNPC Group Managing
Director’s Merit Award for being a Visionary Leader. She has also received numerous
awards from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), and Nigerian Television