OLIVE & PEARCE

We are a Productivity and Learning Company. We help individuals & organizations identify & remove behavioral barriers to achieving set objectives.
Through a selection of processes as Productivity/ Culture Audit, Consulting and Learning interventions, we help our clients sieve through cultural complexities, productivity related fuzziness, unproductive motion and/or tendencies. Our approach is all encompassing, integrative and trackable.

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What we do

We provide organizations and their work force with personal productivity knowledge and skills requisite for exceptional performance.

With respect to moving toward the actualization of organizational goals and aspirations, we galvanize organizational stakeholders to action providing tools essential to harnessing the creative and innovative energies of their workforce.

Learning & Growth

Learning and Development is our forte! There is no improvement without knowledge improvement.

Working in an era where it has become imperative for teams to up-skill and
gain new competences quickly on account of ongoing disruptions, our core focus
is in the instigating of agile and growth mindsets necessary to achieve
individual and corporate goals. Some of our premium courses include:
“Leadership Agility” and “Managing Talent in Disruptive Times.

Consulting [Agile Culture]

Through our Consulting services, we help our clients build critical structures that truly matter so they can quickly leverage their talent for achieving and exceeding corporate objectives.

Olufunke Adio
Lead Consultant

An Agile Culture Transformation Architect. A Certified Behavioral Consultant and Management Trainer. International Speaker. Alumnus, Institute of Motivational Living OHIO, USA. Faculty Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria CIPMN. Member, Learning And Development Network International [LDNI[, Agility and Growth Mindset proponent. Creator of the GO-CALL Model for building Personal Agility.

MORE ABOUT OLUFUNKE ADIO

Olufunke Adio is an Agile Culture Transformation Consultant, a Certified Behavioral Consultant, and Certified Management Trainer. An Agile SCRUM Certified [SFC] Professional, she is a sought-after speaker on Personal and Organizational Agility. A vivid representation of what it means to be Agile and with a strong knack for learning new things quickly, she has spoken on several platforms including the Access Agile and Agile20Reflect Festivals where along with Agilists across the world drove conversations around driving the Agile/Agility agenda. The creator of the GO-CALL Model for building Personal Agility, UB-GDP Model for achieving a Growth Mindset and IPBI Model for Leadership Agility, she continues to speak actively at conferences and events sharing her knowledge and perspectives on the critical themes of Agile and Agility and associated relevance for thriving in a disruptive era.
Having started her career in Tech as an E-learning Executive, she has shared extensively on the concept of Digital Agility across platforms like the Nigerian IT Professionals in Canada [NIPCA], EKO Innovation Centre, the Learning and Development Network International [LDNI] amongst several others.
After leading a team of creatives at the same IT firm and becoming a ‘Digital Buff’, she later delved into Human Resources. With a cumulative work experience of about 20 years across, Consulting, Media and Technology sectors, her HR 15 years of cognitive experience in HR has had her function as a Generalist, a Specialist in Learning and Development and Consultant where she effected HR Audits and Structuring projects for Multi-nationals as well as Indigenous organizations in Nigeria, ascertaining the viability of their HR processes and practices against best practices, professional criteria and compliance.
A Productivity buff with a strong bent for execution and a penchant for understanding human behavior and motivation, Olufunke Adio brings to bear a keen sense of recognizing workplace performance gaps, productivity related fuzziness, un-productive motion and/or tendencies. A teacher at her core and with her practical and transformational learning interventions, she helps individuals, teams and businesses extend themselves, produce more and EXCEED their goals. She has implemented both learning interventions as well as executive coaching for organizations as: African Re-insurance Corporation, AIICO Insurance, Sovereign Trust Insurance, FIREM, ABUJA GRADUATE SCHOOL, MAVEN Williams, GT Emperica, Dangote Sugar, LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY [LCCI], amongst several others.
A member of faculty with Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria [CIPMN], Olufunke Adio was a co-facilitator in the capacity building intervention in the first ever Virtual Staff Upgrade exercise of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN in 2020.
With a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan as well as a PGD in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management also from the same university, Olufunke Adio obtained a Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria [CIPMN].
She obtained a Certification in Behavioral Analysis from the Institute of Motivational Living and People-Keys Ohio, USA; is a Certified Specialist in Emotional Intelligence as well as in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; A John Maxwell Certified Trainer and Speaker [ICAN Maxwell Africa]. She also obtained a certification in Customer Service from the ROCKHURST University Continuing Education Center, Inc. USA.
Olufunke Adio is the author of two books and several published works including some eighty plus articles on themes as Learning Agility, Leadership Agility, Growth Mindset, Developing Resilience, Digital Agility, Building Creativity and Innovation Culture, HR, Transformational Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Productivity and Quality Service Delivery. Some of her papers, ‘SME, HR and the Agile Imperative – A COVID-19 Perspective’ and ‘Driving Agility and Behaviours-The Role of HR and Leadership’ have been featured in CIPM Journal [2021] and CIPM’s People First Magazine [2022] respectively.
A Mental Health Advocate, Olufunke Adio contributes to pushing the Mental Wellness agenda across multiple platforms. She’s supported a group of Special Needs Moms under the Auspice of the Diary of the Special Needs Moms Initiative actively leading conversations and mindset shifts around Resilience, Productivity and Overall Mental Wellness. She’s also served as mentor with the Inclusivity and employability project of the CIPM and Sight Savers.
Olufunke Adio is the Lead Consultant at Olive and Pearce, a Learning and Agile Culture Transformation company where she assists her clients through, Speaking, Training, Facilitating, Consulting and Coaching.
Kingsley Chidiebere Okere
Senior Consultant

Kingsley is a Business development expert with extensive experience in outsourcing, recruitment, training and background check services. An alumnus of Business School Netherlands, Business Development and Strategy programme, Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) as well as the Certified Institute of Cost Management Nigeria. A sound trainer, he holds an Associate Membership with Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He is also a Fellow with the Association of Outsourcing Professionals of Nigeria AOPN.

About Us: Kingsley Okere

Kingsley Chidiebere Okere had his first university degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ife where he studied Management and Accounting. Thereafter, he secured an MBA with a bias in marketing from the famous University of Lagos and afterward, an M.Sc award in Management from the same University.
He started his career as a marketing executive with Express Payday Ltd, a micro finance outfit and thereafter he moved to Dove Media and held the position of Assistant Business Development Manager. His knowledge of integrated marketing communications was enhanced in Martlink Advertising where he served as Business Development, Research and Strategy Manager. He oversaw and was particularly involved in sales &marketing, client servicing, business development, strategy, research and branding. He left an indelible record in Servetek Engineering Nigeria Ltd where as head of Marketing Communications and Business Development, he single-handedly secured a 10km road construction project worth N826million from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Works, Niger State

Kingsley Okere is an alumnus of Business School Netherlands where he undertook an advance action learning course in Business Development and Strategy. He is also an Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) as well as the Certified Institute of Cost Management Nigeria. As a sound trainer, He holds Associate Membership with Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He is also a Fellow with the Association of Outsourcing Professionals of Nigeria AOPN.

He is at present the Managing Director/CEO of Septagus Consulting Nigeria Ltd, a frontline outsourcing enterprise involved in the business of outsourcing, recruitment, training and background check services. He is also a Non Executive Director of Caronik Security Solutions Ltd. He is a well experienced business management and human resource professional with profound training skills and experience in Sales & Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, Client Servicing, Marketing Research, Business Development and Strategy, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Teamwork, Change Management, Time and Priority Management, Vendor Management System, Business Modeling Essentials, Marketing Communications and Brand Management.

Adebukola Imoyo
Transformation Consultant

Bukola is a Transformation, Change Management and Human Experience Specialist focused on leveraging new technologies in all areas of business and operations.

Bukola possesses cross-functional and cross-industry experience spanning Nigerian Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Banking, IT and Insurance sectors.

In the course of her career in Accenture, she worked both in Nigeria and the United States and consistently performed above her peers.

She has also worked as a Company Secretary and Legal Adviser to a group of seven companies where she doubled as the Chief Projects Officer.

About Us: Adebukola Imoyo

Bukola is a Transformation, Change Management and Human Experience Specialist focused on leveraging new technologies in all areas of business and operations.
Bukola possesses cross-functional and cross-industry experience spanning Nigerian Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Banking, IT and Insurance sectors. She is a creative and strategic thinker, dependable, and possesses ability to excel in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments of ongoing change. She has worked extensively in HR both as a Consultant and in operational capacity. An excellent communicator and certified Editor, she easily builds rapport with clients, colleagues and stakeholders. Bukola is a certified Project and Change Management Practitioner and is also MAP (Managerial Assessment of Proficiency) certified. In the course of her career in Accenture, she worked both in Nigeria and the United States and consistently performed above her peers. She has also worked as a Company Secretary and Legal Adviser to a group of seven companies where she doubled as the Chief Projects Officer. She is currently HR Director of an indigenous Oil & Gas company.

I feel we sometimes miss the mark when we (especially corporates) speak of ‘Innovation’ or ‘Culture of Innovation’ while we are not building or instigating a ‘Culture of Curiosity! Curiosity breeds innovation! This should be a no brainer!
– Olufunke ADIO