Imamuddeen Talba


Imamuddeen Talba (PhD)

Dr. Imamuddeen Talba is on the Advisory Board of PUTTRU. He is the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (REEEA) of Nigeria. He is an experienced transaction and dispute resolution lawyer with extensive expertise in insurance, renewable energy and power, oil and gas and environmental law.

He was appointed as pioneer secretary of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) in 2007. He also served as Head (Renewable Energy Research and Development Division), Head (Consumer Affairs Division) and Head (Legal, Licensing & Compliance). In 2009, he was appointed as Administrator/Chief Executive of NERC and served in that capacity for 22 months. During that time, he was a member of the Presidential Action Committee on Power chaired by the President and was also a member of the Presidential Task Force on Power. He Co-Chaired Inter-Ministerial Committees on Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency and Rural Electrification Strategy and Plan respectively. And from 2012-2015 he served as Special Advisor (Policy and Regulation) to the Ministers of Power.

Imamuddeen Talba graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 1981 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982. He is a professional member of International Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, International Dispute Resolution, and International Chartered Institute of Mediators and Conciliators.