Christopher Odafe Ayanruoh
Chief Operating Officer, Ruskat Medical Equipment Corp.


DissertationThe Nigeria Diaspora and Investing in Nigeria:Motivators and Inhibitors

Kris Ayanruoh, DBA, is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Ruskat Medical Equipment Corp., a startup involved in the manufacture of hospital in a box, a portable innovative medical diagnostic device. With hospital in a box, quality healthcare is accessible to remote areas of the world. Kris is also the chairman of Dafpal Constructs Nigeria Limited, a construction company involved in construction activities for private and government agencies.

Before now, Kris worked for Shell Petroleum Development Company for 28 years where he held several leadership positions including Head of Well Engineering Business Planning, Head of Conceptual Engineering, Head Well Intervention, and Regional Completion and Well Intervention Manager. During his career, Kris setup the decommissioning and restoration department and the HPHT front end Well Engineering department of Shell Petroleum Development Company, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Kris received a B.Sc. (first class), M.Sc., in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, a master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria a MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and holds a DBA from Temple University. He is member of the Nigeria Institute of Mechanical Engineers, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.