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  and CIPM’s People First Magazine  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.