Meet Our Team

Our Team is led by versatile, highly respected and experienced Human Resources, Organizational Development and Education experts both at the Board and Management levels

Our Advisory Board is led by Dr Christopher Kolade, CON a former Pro Chancellor Pan Atlantic University, President Chartered Institute of Personal Management (CIPM) and Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, while our Management is led by Dr Ije Jidenma, FCIPM, FNIM, FIoD a notable Human Resource & Organizational Development Consultant who has played key roles at both Executive and Non Executive levels.

Our consultants blend theory and practice gained from a rich cumulative top quality education from different fields and expertise gained in diverse roles, as well as learning from our strategic partners worldwide. These we leverage to deliver exceptional customized results to meet our client needs beyond expectation bearing in mind both organizational fit and diversity.

We are professional, independent and qualitative in our approach which has earned us the reputation as “the firm of choice”.

Our Advisory Team

Dr. Christopher Kolade (CON), Chairman

Dr Christopher Kolade is a highly respected corporate personality with a strong ethical leaning who has left marked footprints in pioneering and nation building roles over the years. He is a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He served as the Chief Executive of Cadbury Nigeria Limited and subsequently it’s Chairman. He was also the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and former Pro-Chancellor of the Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.

Mr. Martin Westcott (South African), Director

Mr. Westcott is a seasoned Management Consultant, a Fellow and Past President of the Institute of Management Consultants of Southern Africa. He was a former Managing Partner of Price Waterhouse Directors of P-E Corporate Services (Pty) Ltd, the firm that emerged after the Management Buy Out.

Mr. Westcott is an authority on Remuneration Studies in Africa. He is currently the Executive Chairman of P-E Corporation Services, a leading Human Resources Management firm and a strategic partner of Leading Edge Consulting in Africa.

Mr. Paul Mckeown (British), Director

Mr. Paul Mckeown is an experienced Psychologist and International Business Professional. His competences cover Clinical Psychology (Chartered in the Uk), psychological test development, management and development of assessment businesses. His experience includes setting up of talent assessment business in Europe, Asia and South America. He has an extensive understanding of the market globally and has a worldwide network in public sector and commercial organizations.

Mr.Akinola Amosun, FCCA, Director

Mr. Amosun is a Chartered Accountant with over thirty years experience. He has served in top positions and diverse functions such as the Finance Control, Treasury and Procurement services in Nigeria and some other African countries in a Multinational FMCG Company. Earlier on, he had worked in the Financial & Advisory services arm of Price Waterhouse (now PwC) an international professional services firm. His engagements were multi sectoral and include the public sector of the economy and private sector companies in sectors such as oil & gas, banking & finance, manufacturing, services etc. Mr. Amosun brings his rich and varied experience to bear not only on the deliberations of the Board but also on sensitive and high profile client engagements by the firm in which he has been involved in.

Dr. Ije Jidenma, FNIM, FCIPM, FIoD, Managing Partner

Dr Jidenma is an accomplished Management Consultant and Professional. She holds a Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in Psychometrics from the University of Lagos. Her rich post-graduation experience garnered over a period of more than thirty years, traverses academia, 'hands on' practice and consulting experience in functional areas such as Learning and Development, Human Resources Management, Organizational Development and Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance. She worked for local and international organizations such as Industrial Training Fund, Merchant Bank of Africa and Price Waterhouse (now PwC). Her vast leadership and international executive development , have seen her occupy top management and non-executive board roles in Corporate Nigeria and in highly reputable non-for-profit organizations. She is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Institute of Directors where she currently serves on its Governing Council. She is also a Senior Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. She is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School, Leading Professional Service Firms as well as the Lagos Business School, Chief Executive Programme among others. Dr Jidenma was appointed Senior Lecture by ESUT Business School in the late nineties.

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Our Team

Ije Jidenma

Ije Jidenma

Managing Partner (IRC Nigeria)