2022 SPEAKERS UNVEILING IS COMING
Dr Maxwell Ubah
Dr Maxwell Ubah is a growth strategist, organisational transformation expert, and an executive leadership coach. He is a graduate of the prestigious Sloan Fellowship Programme in Leadership and Strategy from the London Business School.
He has facilitated training programmes for many reputable organisations in Nigeria and across Africa (Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Zambia, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia).
He is the author of numerous books among which are, The Difference: What Successful People Know and Do That Ordinary People Do Not_ and The Alphabet of Leadership: The A-Z of Improving Your Leadership Effectiveness.
She is the Principal of Diamond School of International Protocol and Etiquette and a Corporate Etiquette Expert. She is a Life Coach, Trainer and Facilitator in the areas of Business Social Skills, Emotional Intelligence & Social Competency Inventory (ESCI), Cultural, Cross-cultural Ethic, Diplomatic Protocol, Executive Presence and Finishing Techniques for corporations and individuals. She was given an award of Excellence by The National Association of Nigeria Nurses & Midwives, Federal Health Institutions Sector, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi Lagos. She is Member of the Institute of Management Specialist and a Fellow in The Institute of Management Specialists (FIMS).
She is a founding team member of John Maxwell Group and a Certified
Leadership Coach. She is an alumnus of The Learning Tree Institute and Leicester University, both in U.K., and her keen interest in effecting change in the business world also led her to study Neuro Linguistic Programming(NLP). She is Professional Etiquette Certified by Charleston School of Etiquette and Protocol, USA and has a diploma in International protocol and Etiquette from Institute Villa Pierrefeu, Switzerland.
She has over 18 years work experience as a Management/Image Consultant.
She worked at Lyndon Cooper as a Managing Director for 13 years. She
served as a Managing Partner at Lean Sigma Concept for five years and before becoming a collaborator with the same organization on training and facilitating on soft issues. She often collaborates with Zolt Limited and due to her passion for impacting lives and refining corporations and individuals, her present company Diamond School of International Protocol and Etiquette was awarded 2018 Best Learning and Development School in Africa and presently “Africa’s Most outstanding Private School In Interpersonal Skills & Business Etiquette of the Year 2019”
MEET IDY ENANG
Idorenyen is a proven reform minded business leader with demonstrable expertise in Strategy, Business Management, Organizational Design, Marketing, Sales Operations and is a licensed practitioner of Insights Discovery and Liberating Leadership UK.
Over the course of his illustrious career spanning over thirty years, Idy as he is fondly called has held key positions of increasing responsibility at Executive Management levels across Africa; building and transforming several global brands like Guinness (a subsidiary of Diageo) as a Brand Manager, Coca-Cola as the Country Marketing Manager in Kenya, Chief of Staff to the Equatorial Africa President, then later driving the business in the East & Central Region as General Manager before moving on to turn-around Cadbury from a near comatose state to profitability as Commercial Director. He had an exceptional stint at Samsung Electronics where he served as Managing Director for Nigeria out of its West Africa Hub in Lagos, and later served as the Managing Director for L’Oreal where he managed subsidiaries of the beauty giant across West Africa.
His exemplary leadership and service in the course of his career put him on a global stage. Idy was elected and served on the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) as Region Vice President for Africa, alongside other Chief Marketing Officers and Chief Executives of Fortune 500 companies between 2011 and March 2016. He is a Past President of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria, a Past Chairman of the Heads of Advertising Sectorial Group; a former member of Council at APCON (the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria), which regulates the practice of Advertising in Nigeria. He sits on the Advisory Boards of Awesome Treasures Foundation (ATF), Strap & Safe Child Foundation, Strategy for Mentoring Initiative & Leadership Empowerment (S.M.I.L.E) and the Consumer Advocacy for Food Safety & Nutrition Initiative (CAFSANI). He also serves as a Board member of several companies in the Finance, Consulting and Communication sectors.
Over the past two decades, Idy’s relentless pursuit of improving the public good within the larger society and professional communities of practice has been recognized with Fellowships of UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing and the National Institute of Marketing Nigeria, where he currently functions as the 1st Vice President and Member of Council. He has also been adorned with several awards in the course of his career and service to his community. He is currently the CEO of Corporate Shepherds Limited, an organization founded by him to serve as a social enterprise to develop and enhance people and organizational capability.
Driven by a performance and productivity mind set, he runs a bundle of initiatives in the media and open seminars for grooming leaders and young people to improve their competencies and career prospects. Corporate Shepherds currently has a wide array of youths and numerous Executives under her mentorship. In most private and public circles, he is often described as a Trustee of Posterity.
Idy is a trained Economist and holds an MBA with specialty in Marketing. He is a much sought after Speaker in business and leadership conferences. He enjoys reading, listening to music and travelling.
Praise is a world class thinker, futurist and Africa’s premier creator and trainer of Family Systems Engineering. As the Principal consultant of Praise Fowowe International and founder of The institute of Family Engineering & Development Africa he is an internationally acclaimed family life strategist and crisis manager.
A highly innovative strategist blessed with original insights on relationships that have been applauded all over the continent as one of the most effective when it comes marital, parenting and child sexual abuse prevention issues.
He is an authority in the field and frame of reference for many. He has developed several life-changing contents in his quest to rid this continent of sex predators and pedophiles and his family systems Engineering template is now being deployed by family life professionals across the continent.
Praise works across five(5) continents strengthening family systems and preventing child sexual abuse with creative interventions.
Praise Fowowe is a Nigerian speaker, author, sex educator and child abuse activist. He is the founder of Centre for Sex Education and Family Life.
Fowowe is the Principal consultant of Praise Fowowe International as well as the founder of The Institute of Family Engineering & Development Africa.
SEGUN SHOWUNMI is an Ace Public affairs analyst and social impact expert, who has experience in governance, policy and civic engagement.
He also has been involved in several publicity campaigns in the Nigerian polity, and he served as the spokesperson for 2019 Presidential Campaign of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the frontline candidate from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
Mr. Showunmi is a notable image maker and served as the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel.
He is a Pan-Nigeria with a talent for eloquently managing the political narrative with an intent to instill discipline in the Democratic process.