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Remi Adebonojo
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Meet Our Founder

Remi Adebonojo - Executive, Transition and Personal Development Coach, Mentor, Trainer and Speaker

Helping You Navigate Your Professional Journey

Remi coaches a wide range of professionals, these include experienced executives, navigating the fast-paced C-Suite world. The highly ambitious and even those transitioning.

He helps you map you journey and clear blockers. He helps you up-skill, gain clarity and purpose and where required, Remi make transition less painful.

Overview

Remi is an executive, transition and personal development coach with over 25 years of experience navigating complex change & transformation across the UK, Europe, Asia & West Africa.

Remi’s professional experience includes consulting with clients such as BNP Paribas, Scotiabank, Deutsche Bank, Barclays Investment Bank, Citigroup, the FCA, and LCH. Senior leadership roles include Chief Risk Officer with a boutique Investment Bank.

While coaching experience covers clients from companies such as Amazon, Fujitsu, Lorna, Booking.com, easyJet, Kexim Bank, Deloitte, to name a few.

Invited to Joint the Forbes Coaching Council

FORBES COACHES COUNCIL IS AN INVITATION - ONLY COMMUNITY FOR LEADING BUSINESS AND CAREER COACHES

Remi Adebonojo was accepted into Forbes coaches council in 2022. He was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honours.

A life long learner, Remi prides himself in being up to date with the field he loves

"Anyone can be a coach, not everyone can be a great one"

Achievements: Certifications
MSc Consulting & Coaching for Change University of Oxford
Specialised Masters in Coaching - HEC Paris
MBA - LSBU
LLB - BPP
ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
EMCC Senior Practitioner
HOGAN Certified Facilitator
DiSC© Certified Trainer

Remi's Background

Strong Foundations

Solid foundations in discipline and determination, born in Leeds, Remi’s upbringing in a Nigerian military school from the age of 12 instilled a strong work ethic of self-discipline, persistence, leadership, empathy, and fairness. These values continue to guide him today as he brings nearly 20 years of experience as a management consultant and coach to clients in the UK, Europe, West Africa, and Asia. 

The Passion

Remi’s journey to becoming a coach began long before he formally trained. With a natural ability to connect with people, understand their challenges, and provide insight without judgement, friends, relatives, and colleagues have always sought Remi’s advice, guidance, and clarity. This innate talent prompted Remi to pursue formal training and certifications as a coach, allowing him to hone his skills and offer an even higher level of service to his clients.

The Art

Remi’s natural inclination towards coaching is only the beginning. Years of experience, continuous learning and a genuine interest in the psychology of change and transformation are essential to his practice. He has focused on the psychological links to change and transformation to better understand and guide his clients through their unique journeys.

The Science

Remi’s extensive education and training in coaching and consulting complement his natural intuition and passion. He holds several prestigious certifications, including ICF PCC, EMCC Senior Practitioner, Erickson International accredited coach, Certified Hogan Personality Assessment Test Interpreter, and Everything DiSC® certified trainer. Additionally, he holds a joint Master’s (MSc French Equivalent) degree in Consulting and Coaching for Change from Oxford University and HEC Paris, a law degree, and an MBA. This combination of education, training and experience provides Remi with comprehensive knowledge and the methodologies to effectively guide his clients.

The Hustle

With over 20 years of corporate experience, most of which was spent in the fast-paced financial services industry, Remi has an in-depth understanding of business dynamics relatable to various industries. He has interacted with countless senior management teams, which has equipped him to see the bigger picture and any potential consequences in a given scenario. This analytical and inquisitive mindset, developed through years of consulting, paired with the coaching process, enables Remi to bring out the best in his clients.

The Flow

Remi’s approach to coaching is a fusion of craft and science, utilising tools, and techniques such as the iMPACT© Coaching Model and the Solution-Focused Coaching approach to achieve actionable goals and outcomes. No two sessions are the same, as he works with each client’s unique needs and challenges. From leadership, job transition and role mobility to total transformation, Remi covers a wide range of coaching fields such as vision generation, imposter syndrome mitigation, minority elevation, skill development, conflict management and habit breaking. His clients range from middle managers to senior executives and come from diverse locations such as the UK, Italy, Poland, Nigeria, UAE, Ghana, and South Africa. Sessions can be conducted in person, by phone or virtually.

From the Other Side

Outside of work, Remi is a personable, attentive, and relaxed individual. He is an avid motorsport fan, particularly Formula One, where he actively participates as an FIA delegate for Nigeria, providing driver coaching. He also indulges in his passion for science fiction, swimming and reading, striking a balance between his professional and personal pursuits.

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A Founding Partner

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The Coaching Colloquium represents a consortium of experienced and professional executive coaches from Kansas City, London, Lagos, Frankfurt, Zurich & Mumbai.

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