Shola has a unique background as a former IT management consultant with a science background, who went on to become a professional performer and speaker.
She is the author of two communications books. Her second book, Speak Up on the Spot, is packed with frameworks and tips that are useful to tech professionals and introverts alike, showing how to make the best of their superpowers in meetings and during presentations. She shares these insights during her talks and workshops.
Shola delivers from personal experience, rapidly creating a connection with her audience. During her talks and workshops she shares stories of how she initially struggled in the workplace, being put on probation in one position and let go from a second, due to underdeveloped communication skills.
Her public speaking blog is one of the top 10 most highly rated in the UK. She has successfully delivered seminars and keynotes for a range of clients including Deloitte, Lloyds Bank and The Financial Conduct Authority.
Shola is an award-winning teacher (Royal Society of Chemistry Scholarship), an award-winning speaker, and has degrees in Natural Sciences (Cambridge University) and Analytical Chemistry (Emory University, USA).