Femi Ipadeola is an acclaimed Media Practitioner, experienced Organisational Leader, highly-sought international Speaker and Executive Trainer/Leadership Coach

(A.) Professional Speaker

1. Femi has been involved with the Speaking Business for over 2 decades as:

a. Television Presenter and Newscaster

b. Motivational keynote Speaker

c. Moderator at Policy Round Table events.

d. Voice Over Artiste for TV Documentaries, Feature Films and Informercials.

e. Early morning Radio Personality.

f. Master of Ceremony at Corporate Events such as Conventions, Conferences, AGMs, Symposia, Official launches, Corporate retreats, Award/Gala nights, Charity Balls and Formal Dinners.

2. Elocution Coach

a. He has coached several professionals, top executives and very prominent public figures on Speech Presentation and Conversational skills.

b. He has also served as Elocution Coach on the internationally – acclaimed Oratory Television Reality Show, The Debaters

3. He has authored three Books/Monographs on Speaking viz:

  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Public Speaking is Less about Speaking
  • Speaking in Business Situations

4. He is a member of the Toastmasters International.

(B.) Lecturer, Trainer & Coach

Femi has been a Management/Executive Trainer for more than 15 years. He has also Lectured in Nigeria’s tertiary education system for more than two decades.

1. Femi has delivered impactful training sessions for leading organisations on:

Executive Development

Organizational Leadership

Business Communication & Public Speaking

Soft Skills/Personal Development

Brand Communication & Strategy

Selling/Customer Service

Job Interview Skills

Etiquette & Modern Manners

Team Building

Business Development & Strategy

2. Femi also facilitated several Workshops and Seminars for mid-level and senior-level executives of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria while serving as a member of its Administrative Board between 2011 and 2014.

3. Femi has lectured Business Communication and Organizational Leadership courses at both the University and Polytechnic education systems in Nigeria for more than two decades.

(C.) Media Practitioner

Femi is one of Nigeria’s most accomplished media personalities. Some of his responsibilities in media practice are:

1. Head of Station

Impact Africa Television (IATV), Nigeria

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2. Editor-in-Chief

TALKE (Business & Lifestyle) Magazine

3. Supervising Producer/Presenter

TWFI (Syndicated TV Programme)

4. Editorial Facilitator

He is the Editorial Facilitator of popular online convergence media platform, Talke.ng

5. Broadcast Journalist

He has served as a News Reporter, News Caster and News Producer at Nigeria’s most respected television station, Channels Television, Lagos, Nigeria.

6. TV Producer/Presenter

Femi also served as Associate Producer and Presenter on the No. 1 and No. 2 flagship programmes – Sunrise Daily and Sunrise Weekend – on Channels Television, Lagos, Nigeria for many years.

7. News Caster/Reporter

He has also been a News Reporter, News Caster, News Editor and News Production Team Member at Galaxy Television Station, Ibadan, Nigeria.


8. Media Consultant & Media Mentor

He has participated as a consultant on several media projects some of which featured on various broadcast channels.

He has also coached and mentored numerous media practitioners some of whom have become leading Producers, Newscasters, Reporters and Presenters on broadcast channels around the world.

9. Broadcast Executive

Femi served as a member of the Administrative Board of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (B.C.O.S) between 2011 and 2014.

Years before then, he served as Television Newscaster and Early Morning Radio Personality at the corporation.

He also served as Associate Producer and Presenter on the corporation’s No. 1 flagship Television News & Current Affairs programme, Saturday Special.

When he served on the Corporation’s Administrative Board, Femi created and supervised the production of the widely acclaimed breakfast TV show, AM120, which instantly became and remains till this day, the corporation’s number one Television flagship programme.

10. News Reporter

Femi’s media practice began with the Guardian Newspapers, Lagos, Nigeria as a News Reporter.

(D.) Organisational Leader

Femi’s experience in Organisational Leadership evidences a unique blend of exposures in the Private sector, Public sector, Non-Profit and the academia.

Femi sits on the Governing Board of Alder Business School, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

He also serves on the board of Executive Republic Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

He is Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He is presently Chairman, Board of Trustees, Divine Act Charitable Trust (DACT International).

Femi is a member, Board of Directors, Continuing Education Centre (C.E.C.), The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He was Head, Department of Language and General Studies, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Femi has been a Non-Executive Director at Broadwaters Consulting Ltd (a Strategic Communications firm), Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

He served as a Non-Executive Director at Business Information Network (a Non-Profit organization), Bodija, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He also served as member, Administrative Board, Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (B.C.O.S), Ibadan, Nigeria.

He has also served on the board of two commercial organisations – Time Media Services Limited, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria and Mavericks Technological Solutions Limited, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.