Moritz Abazie started his professional career at The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), Lagos in 1991 as an Export Credit Officer. He was subsequently appointed the Executive Director in Edge Integrated Consultancy Services Limited, Lagos with responsibilities for Export Business Development and Finance Strategy.
Moritz left this position in 1998 and founded Strides Energy and Maritime Limited. He holds an EMBA in Shipping, Offshore, and Finance from BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, MBA Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. B.Sc. Business Administration –Insurance, University of Lagos, Lagos.
Moritz is an Alumnus of Lagos Business School (CEP19), Pan African University, Lagos, Nigeria. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Nigeria, and has over 20 years of experience in commercial management, asset expansion, Oil & gas (upstream) business development.