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Sunday, 2 June 2013

MEET THE MEMBERS OF THE SPEAKPRENEUR FACULTY

Amb. Abiodun Dominic
Abiodun Dominic Odunuga is a Nation Builder,Youth Development Advocate,Sustainable Developement Consultant,an Entrepreneur,Public Speaker and an International Youth Ambassador for Peace.

He is the Project Manager for iBreathe,an organization based in Lagos with a branch in the United States set out to empower youths with platforms for development beyond academic degrees.
He also serves as the Project Manager of Youth Vision Alliance Network,a youth-led organization whose primary objective is connected with sustainable development and to empower youths with sustainable leadership skills that will enable them effectively address the lack in human capital development, gender & health and the looming climate change crisis.
Abiodun is also a Director and Project Coordinator of Business Management Consortium,an organization set out to combat the challenges of Unemployment by promoting entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in Nigeria with successful track records.

His engagement in Developmental Issues has made his impacts transverse beyond the shores of Nigeria and Africa which has made him to be selected as a Youth Ambassador for a Peace with other twenty- five youths around the world by the Universal Peace Wheel and Emerging Futures Youth Network.

He is a member and active representative of some leading world organizations such as 350,Earth Charter Institute and many more.
In 2012, Abiodun was present at the biggest United Nations Conference in history(Rio+20) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June,2012 as a Nigeria Youth Representative and Delegate of different National and International organizations where he engaged with world leaders,stake holders,and youth delegates around the world to defend and chart the future of the world regarding Sustainable Development across sectors such as Education,Health,Environment,Renewable Energy,etc.

As a delegate,he has represented the continent of Africa on accredited platforms at different times.
Recently, Mr. Abiodun was invited to the 1st ever Commonwealth Conefernce on Education and Training of Youth Workers in Pretoria,South Africa as a speaker where he joined a host of other seasoned International speakers to make a presentation and facilitate a workshop.

A mentor to many youths within and outside Nigeria.
Abiodun Dominic Odunuga "breathes development,he thinks development and he lives Development" with strong focus on the Youth.





Dr. Kayode Ogungbuiyi

Dr. Kayode Ogungbuyi is a Human Resources Management Practitioner with over 25 years experience in General Administration, Manpower Development and Training, Recruitment, Compensation and Planning. He was until his resignation in December 2003, the Senior Manager in charge of Manpower Development & Training at Cadbury Nigeria Plc.
Specialising in Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Education, Employment Law & Labour Relations, Occupational Health and Safety Management, and WorkPLACE Productivity Improvement, his areas of interest are on the impact of Merger and Acquisitions on Human Resources and Organisational Culture; the impact of technology on employee’s sustainable employment; enterprise education for job / wealth creation, poverty eradication, gender balance, Cleaner Production, and the socio-economic impact of environmental activities.
An accomplished Facilitator, Mr. Ogungbuyi participated in the 1st Summer Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), at the International Training Centre, Turin, Italy in September 2008; where he had practical experience on Value Chain Analysis, Assessment and Design. He has presented Papers at Conferences, Workshops and Seminars organised by several reputable organisations amongst which are the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), the Chartered Institute of Personnel Manager of Nigeria (CIPMN), the Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN), the Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) and the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD).
He is the president of the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD), and is presently the Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He was also a Vice-Chairman of the Training and Special Programmes Committee of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Manager of Nigeria (CIPMN).
Between 1989 and 1991, whilst in the employ of Rank Xerox Nigeria Limited, Mr Ogungbuyi coordinated the implementation of the Leadership through Quality (LTQ), a global Quality improvement initiative of Xerox Corporation of America and its subsidiaries which resulted in winning the Baldridge Prize for Quality. He was the Vice-Chairman of the Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) Team which was responsible for streamlining the Company’s functional processes post- LTQ implementation in Nigeria.
He was a Consultant on a WHO - funded programme for the Federal Ministry of Health on the Needs Assessment, Training Design and Implementation of Workshops on reducing Incidence of Maternal Death for Midwives in 24 States of Nigeria from March to November 2002, under the leadership of Dr. Omololu Odukunle who was the Lead Consultant.
He has participated in several corporate restructuring and implementation of change management programmes leading to improved productivity at various companies, while assuring capacity building for all employees to engender acquisition of skills and capabilities for sustainable lifetime employment.
He has initiated and implemented several corporate re-orientation programmes to prepare employees for post-paid employment life in companies that have implemented Staff redundancy exercises either as a result of Mergers and Acquisitions, outsourcing of non-core functions, or of Strategic restructuring. He coordinates Value Chain Analysis studies, assessment and design, Local Economic Development initiatives, Enterprise-Wide Change initiatives, Environmental Economics and Sociological aspects of Environmental Management-based Projects in our Consultancy Practice.
As the Chief Executive Officer of Sustainabiliti Limited, he has led several teams of Consultants within the past five (5) years, on Social Safeguards assignments related to Road transportation projects in Edo, Jigawa, Katsina, Kogi and Lagos States to assess the impacts arising from development induced land acquisition, displacement, and resettlement with a view to determine the nature and scale of the impacts, while providing remedial measures to minimise such impacts through preparation, monitoring and implementing Resettlement and Rehabilitation Action Plans. He has also been involved in the implementation of Change Management programmes in various companies within the past two (2) years.
He is the Chairman of Environmental Harmony Limited.



MRS. Morenike Ohenhen


Morenike, a Human Resource Management Practitioner, has over 3 decades experience in Human Resources and Administration. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and has led several key HR projects.

She worked with two American oil companies (upstream), Texaco Nigeria Limited and Addax Petroleum (then Ashland Oil Nigeria), spanning over 22 years.  She coordinated the Training arm of the Total Quality Management Scheme (TQM) for the now Addax Petroleum and was prior to that, a one-time Executive Assistant to three expatriate Managing Directors, where she gained enormous exposure in office administration and business practices.  She left in 1999 as Head of Maintenance overseeing a 33-man Maintenance/Administration Team.

After her oil sector exposure, she worked in 3 SME/indigenous companies as General Managers.  First, at Design Options Limited, a 30-year old foremost Interior Design firm as the first General Manager, Human Resources & Administration, where she spear-headed the start-up of a non-existent HR department and had oversight responsibilities of a 150-man workforce including factory workers and showroom staff for over 5 years. 

She thereafter worked as General Manager of Arksego Nigeria Limited, a leading Security Company in Nigeria, where she had oversight responsibility of all Security operations, general administration, clients and business relationships.

She lastly worked as General Manager of Strategic Outsourcing Limited, a Human Capital and Outsourcing firm as its General Manager until May 2010, after which she now fully operates as an independent Management Training Consultant.

A Volunteer in many fields including the Lagos State Eko Education Project where she teaches ‘Life Skills’ to Lagos State Public Secondary Students at her spare time, the Nigerian Prisons where she publishes a free Newsletter to inmates as well as the Children’s Correctional Centre (Remand Home) among others. 

Widely-traveled, she is a frequent Speaker, Facilitator/Resource Person in many executive and church platforms. Morenike is married with 3 children




GBUBEMI E. ATIMOMO


Gbubemi currently works as a Freelance Consultant through his firm, Talent & Enterprise Managers, which is focused on helping companies optimise their HR and ultimately business functions. He was until recently, Acting Head, Human Resources at BGL Plc where he was responsible for providing strategic direction for the HR function. He had previously worked as an HR Consultant with Human Capacity Development Consultants (HCDC) Limited, and also volunteered as Administrative Secretary for The Pathfinders, a Not- for Profit youth development group focused on providing career advisory and personal development information to pre- university students.

‘Gbubemi graduated from the University of Ibadan with a degree in Forest Resources Management. He also holds a Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Practices from Cornell University, USA (eCornell). He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), USA; Community Member of the Human Capital Institute (HCI) USA; and Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute for Training and Development (NITAD). He is currently acquiring skills & experience towards achieving certification as a life coach having completed the Level 3 Certification Course in Life Coaching through the NCFE (UK).

He pioneered “The Spirit of Enterprise” initiative aimed at providing avenues for aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs to acquire personal empowerment opportunities to develop and establish their ideas/ businesses. He is actively involved in varied youth and career development volunteer initiatives, regularly facilitating developmental programmes for a variety of organisations. He enjoys networking, events planning, counselling, professional business writing, reading personal empowerment books, and amateur photography.

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