Kase Lukman Lawal’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian-born American businessman
Is Businessperson
From Nigeria
Type Business
Gender male
Birth 30 June 1954
Age 66 years

Kase Lukman Lawal[1] (born June 30, 1954) is a Nigerian-born businessman who lives and works in the United States.
Lawal was born June 30, 1954 in Ibadan. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Texas Southern University in 1976, and his MBA from Prairie View A&M University, Texas in 1978. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of CAMAC International Corporation, chairman and chief executive officer of CAMAC Energy Inc, and chairman of Allied Energy Corporation in Houston, Texas, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, CAMAC HOLDINGS; vice chairman, Port of Houston Authority Commission. He also serves as a member of the board of directors and is a significant shareholder in Unity National Bank, the only federally insured and licensed African-American-owned bank in Texas. Lawal was a member of the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council and, in 1994, he was a finalist for the United States Business Entrepreneur of the Year. Lawal is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.


Career summary

  • Shell Oil Refining Company, 1975–1977, process engineer
  • Dresser Industries, 1977–1979, research chemist
  • Suncrest Investment Corporation, 1980–1982, vice president
  • Baker Investments, 1982–1986, president
  • CAMAC Holdings, 1986–, chief executive officer and president
  • Port of Houston Authority Board of Commissioners, 1999–2000, commissioner 2000–, vice chairman
  • Allied Energy Corporation, 1991–, chairman.
  • Morgan, Barry (2008) “Setting an Example in Historic African Listing”, Upstream, 7 November 2008, retrieved 2010-02-08
  • “Lawal Re-Appointed to Port Authority Commission; Prominent Civic and Business Leader Will Serve Third Term as City of Houston Appointee”, Business Wire, June 11, 2003


  • USAfrica Business Person of the Year, USAfrica The Newspaper, 1997.
  • Johnson, Alverna & Chiakwelu, Emeka (1997) “Community Service Awards Event bring policy and business leaders together with African community at Texas Southern University”, USAfricaOnline, retrieved 2010-02-08

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