Habiba Balogun is a Trustee of the International Coach Federation Nigeria Chapter. She is the director and principal consultant of Habiba Balogun Consulting Limited, an Organisation Effectiveness and HR Consultancy firm. She is a certified leadership coach, a CMD-certified trainer, and a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner. Habiba is a fellow of the Aspen Leadership Network, the Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa, and the Africa Board Fellowship. She sits on the boards of Accion Microfinance Bank, Fate Foundation, KIND (Kudirat Initiative for Democracy), WISCAR (Women in Successful Careers), and is a founding Director of Lagos Preparatory School, the most highly accredited British International School in Africa.
She is multi-lingual, speaking Ebira plus 5 European languages, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in French and Italian from the University of London, a Masters degree in Organisational Management, including Leadership Coaching and Team Facilitation, from George Washington University, Washington DC. She is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Executive Education in Strategic Leadership.
In 2016-2017 she led an international Coaching & Mentoring team for Healthcare Leadership Academy’s LEAPS programme offering Leadership Coaching and Group Mentoring to 35 public sector directors in State Ministries of Health, Budget & Planning, and Primary Healthcare Boards in 7 states of the federation to develop their leadership competencies and work effectively in interagency teams.
Habiba is a social justice activist, a sought-after moderator, trainer, and public speaker. She is also actively involved in several not-for-profit & social entrepreneurship organisations in Nigeria.