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Guest Speaker DISCON 2016- Lanre Olusola

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THE CATALYST Lanre Olusola Profile

The Catalyst, Lanre Olusola, is recognized as one of Africa’s Premier Life, Mind, Emotions and Behavioral Change Coaches who works with individuals and organizations to transition from where they are to where they desire to be.
Originally trained as an Engineer at the University of Lagos Nigeria, Lanre is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts USA, An ASET U.K Certified Life Coach with years of experience and expansive studies in the fields of Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Performance Improvement Management, Human Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, MetaMedicine, Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT), Matrix Reimprinting and more.

Lanre through the Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy (OLCA) offers a wide range of Programs and Services from Psychology, to Therapy , Coaching and Keynote Speaking.

Having worked extensively in Nigeria, across Africa and other parts of the world in various capacities with organizations such as the World Bank, the UK Government through the DFID and The British Council, Ericsson, Total, Argentil Capital, EbonyLife TV, GTBank, First Bank Plc, Stanbic IBTC, FCMB, FBN Capital, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the Nigerian Government and so much more, Lanre has been able to impart exceptional problem solving, motivational, human developmental, leadership and management skills to his clients.

In his quest to transform one mind at a time, Lanre uses platforms such as; Social media, TV, Radio, Seminars, Workshops and more to get his life changing messages to as many people as possible.

Over the years, Lanre has built his brand on consistency and having a catalytic effect – facilitating the positive change of individuals and organizations that seek his services.

Amongst his many accomplishments, is the VSP model (A 5 Star Performance Model), he developed and has been used by the Stanford University’s Affiliate Faculty of the Institute for Venture Designs and other Institutions.



Guest Speaker DISCON 2016- DR NDIDI



Dr Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien has 16 years experience in corporate sustainability and responsibility, strategic planning and management, microfinance and rural development, project design and implementation, funds management and enterprise development, spanning the private sector, public sector and civil society in Africa and Europe.

Dr Nnoli-Edozien previously served as the Director of Strategy & Monitoring, and Director of the CEOs Office at the Nigerian Communications Commission, and was the Founding Head (Vice President) of SecTrust Asset Management (now part of  Afrinvest West Africa). She has been a Senior Lecturer in Business Ethics in the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS) and she has consulted for various organizations including UNDP, USAID, PWC, Deutsche Bank, and the Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics..

Ndidi has pioneered world recognized Projects like the Rural Telephone Project (Best Community Use of Phone Award, GSMA Barcelona, 2005) and she coordinates some of the largest civil society driven entrepreneurship development initiatives in Nigeria including in the Niger Delta.  Her status as a social entrepreneur was recognized by the Bertelsmann AG to whom she is affiliated as a Reinhard Mohn Fellow.

She is a coordinating team member of the TT30 Club of Rome; a director in the Micro Enterprise Development Corporation (MEDC); a Trustee of the Human Development Fund (HDF) and of Communicating For Change; the African Representative of Bank Fuer Orden Und Mission; and a board member of the Commonwealth Education Fund (CEF).

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE), a Diploma in Catholic Social Teaching; and a Certificate in Investment Management. She holds a PhD in Corporate Governance from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main. Her doctoral area of interest was “Ownership and Management Structures” with a specific focus on the global applicability of “an African Model of Corporate Governance and Sustainability