Chairman/Chief Executive Officer
Dr Sam Amadi
The present Commisssion was inaugurated on December 22, 2010 as provided in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 (pdf-89kb)
Member - Executive Council of African Forum for Utility Regulators
Plot 1099, First Avenue,
Off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District
Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Dr. Sam Amadi was inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on the 22nd of December, 2010 alongside six other commissioners (drawn from six geo-political zones of the country), after which he resumed office as Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
Dr. Amadi is a lawyer and an established expert in the area of high level regional and international strategic and policy initiatives in a wide array of institutions both governmental and non-governmental.
A 1992 Law graduate of the University of Calabar, he acquired a Ph.D and LL.M in 2004 and 2001 respectively from the prestigious Harvard Law School, Cambridge - Massachusetts. He also holds an M.P.A from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, Cambridge - Massachesetts.