Our Team

Gboyega Awokoya

Founder, LBAcademy


Gboyega is known as “BizGrowthCoach London” since he provides support across various UK industry sectors, based on his work experience as Digital Project Manager, Microsoft Partner and UK Export Underwriter. He is also co-Founder of the East London Export Club. His primary responsibilities include Business strategy and Corporate partnerships.

He graduated from the University of Lagos then trained and registered in the USA as a Chemical Engineer, while his past Nigerian professional experience cuts across a breadth of sectors, with management positions at subsidiaries of Multinational companies and consulting as an Investment Manager..


Twitter: @LBSAcademy

Toni Osoba

Community Manager, LBAcademy


Toni volunteers and helps the team keep focused on our mission to support and enable entrepreneurs to build and grow their business. She is responsible for Talent and Community outreach.

Toni works as a Talent Retention Lead with Accenture UK and has previous experience as a HR Advisory consultant. She graduated BSc (Economics) and is an awesome Project Manager!


Twitter: @toni_osoba


Advisory Team

Samuel Osaze Iyamu

Ontario, Canada

Osaze is also CEO, K-Telweb Ltd with company focus in the Telecommunications and Broadcasting sector. K-Telweb also provides Agency or Dealership capacity in Nigeria/West Africa region. The company has partnerships with leading global manufacturers and software developers. The Customer focus targets both individual and corporates in these markets and they have a performance track record includes specifically Sierra-Leone, Ghana, Liberia and Burkina-Faso.

His previous Corporate career was in the Broadcasting Industry, and he retired as Zonal Director, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria after 35 years.

Seyi Onabanjo

Johannesburg, South Africa

Seyi possesses over eighteen years of international experience coordinating and managing cross-border projects and programs, network operations and globally distributed maintenance services. He also has extensive entrepreneurial and team building skills and has been part of launch team for two high impact businesses aimed at emerging markets. Added expertise in financial analysis, strategic planning, customer relationship management and possesses great communication and advocacy skills.

Seyi’s background includes a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He has achieved Professional Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Tade Agbesanwa

CEO, Tade Agbesanwa & Co.
London, United Kingdom

Tade has core expertise in Business development, Training, Course manual design and development. He is also a certified John Maxwell Coach with a UK practice. His previous corporate background was Brand Manager with Unilever Nigeria.

He is an alumnus of University of Ife, Warwick Business School MBA and Spurgeon’s College Masters Degree in Applied Theology. He is also Lead Pastor of Custom House Baptist Church.

Fehintola Odulaja

MD, Innosust Solutions
Lagos, Nigeria

Fehintola has creative sector experience, from previous work experience with UK Department for International Trade (Nigeria). Innosust Solutions is a business development consultancy providing expertise and support in the successful delivery of client’s projects, locally or internationally.

Innosust provide a customised business development approach to meet clients’ needs and budget. Services include; Market Research, Sector Focused Validation and Product Launch.