Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, MCIPM
Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle is an accomplished Consultant, Executive Coach and Organisational Psychologist. She has a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan and a M.Sc. in Organisational Psychology from the University of London. She has over 22 years’ experience in various fields having worked in companies such as Arthur Andersen (now KPMG International) and British American Tobacco. With a combined experience in Human Capital development of over 14 years, Ponnle has worked extensively with leaders and teams in both private and public sectors with focus in the area of learning and development, leadership and team development, diversity and inclusion and change management.
Ponnle’s passion for learning and development led to the establishment of TeamBuilding Africa ‘TBA’ Consultancy in 2007, the regional representative of Team Building USA where, until her appointment at CIPM she was the Chief Executive Officer. In addition to her vast experience in Accounting and Taxation, She is also an adjunct faculty member of the Executive Management Programme at Lagos Business School and the Founder of the Centre for Core Coaching.
She is a full member of the Chartered Institute Personnel Management of Nigeria CIPM NIGERIA and the pioneer Nigeria Chapter President of International Coach Federation ‘ICF’ and the first Nigerian to earn the Professional Certified Coach ‘PCC’ ICF accreditation. In recognition of her contribution to the development of professional coaching in the region, she was selected as one of five founding members of the Executive Coaching Advisory Board for Africa an initiative to stimulate the professional coaching industry in Sub-Saharan Africa.
A visionary, consummate professional, Mrs. Ponnle is fully committed to pursuing the ‘Human Agenda’ in the workplace. She is married with three sons.