Our Team

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Uju Onwuzulike,
Chief Results Officer

Mr Uju Onwuzulike teaches strategic management to MBA students at Rome Business School. He is Nigeria’s leading authority on Systems Thinking and Strategic Management. He was a Steve Haines trained strategy and systems thinking expert and for 5 years was a former global partner of Haines Centre for Strategic Management, California, USA. He is currently the Managing Director and Chief Results Officer of Mentoring Consult Ltd (MCL) – a strategy and outstanding performance specialist firm. He was about the second in Africa to earn a Gold Mastery in Strategic Management from University of San Diego, USA - in collaboration with Haines Centre for Strategic Management and has also achieved the highest Optimal Thinking Assessment Certification from the World Academy of Personal Development, USA since 2007. He holds an MBA and also a BSc in Mathematics.

Prior to becoming the Managing Director and Chief Results Officer of MCL, he was the Global Partner of Haines Centre for Strategic Management (the world leader in strategic management based on systems thinking) located in Chula Vista, California, USA – where he sharpened his consulting, training and facilitating skills. Prior to working with HCSM, he has garnered about a decade experience working in two Nigerian banks and in his last role in the bank worked as a Strategy Officer in the strategy department.

Being a skilled and insightful facilitator and trainer, he has worked with boards, CEOs, executives, managers and teams in areas such as: building organizational agility, culture of innovation, strategic management, leading organizational growth, strategic & systems thinking, leading strategic & cultural transformation, strategic planning, change & implementation, attitudinal change transformation, and building a culture of organizational connection.

He has also led executive training programs to organizations such as: Pyramid Plc, Nigeria Navy, Nigerian American Chambers of Commerce (NACC), Simba Group, MRS Oil Nigeria Plc, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc, FCMB, IIHT Nig Ltd, Heritage Bank, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Avon HMO, Nepal Oil & Gas Ltd, Energia Ltd, Bravo Utilities Ltd, Unicontrol Handling Services Limited and host of others.

He has been privileged to train the Nigerian Navy on her 57th anniversary on “Attitudinal Change: The Panacea for the Nigerian Navy Transformation” in 2013 and has been invited back for about 10 times to train them on areas such as: Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning, Attitudinal Change Transformation and Mentorship.

As a prolific writer and columnist, Uju has written for Vanguard newspaper and Jalupon and currently writes on a CEOs’ series on Business Day newspaper and has written more than 95 strategic management articles and insights.

He can be reached directly at uju.onwuzulike@mclgroup.net or via his mobile +234 9091142093

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Ini Urua,
Senior Consultant

Ini Urua is a trained economist and consultant. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Lagos, Nigeria (1992) respectively.

Over a period spanning two decades, he has worked as a Senior Researcher, Planner and Strategist with various Financial Institutions and the Petroleum Sector in Nigeria. He has also been consulted by Public Office Holders as an Independent Consultant.

He has vast experience in Public and Private Sectors policies analysis with emphasis on strategic opportunities. He has attended many Seminars and Courses over the years.

Ini can be reached at ini.urua@mclgroup.net

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Joshua Okorie,
Senior Consultant

Josh as he is fondly called by friends and associates is a senior consultant in Mentoring Consult Limited.

He has over 16 years post graduate cognate experience in process reengineering, business development, strategy & organizational development, resource requirement planning, human capital management and Capacity Building. He is a certified trainer and has passion for facilitating, coaching and mentoring.

He facilitated restructuring of several companies actively operating in the banking, mortgage, insurance, capital, securities and registrar services sectors of the economy. He’s areas of competence include business development, customer relationship management, organization structure and culture development.

His work experience covers banking, outsourcing and consulting sectors of the economy. He’s a certified trainer and member of Nigeria Institute of Training and Development. A graduate of Mathematics, an avid reader with very strong desire for corporate excellence, he is married with three children.

Josh can be reached at joshua.okorie@mclgroup.net

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Barrie Atuona,
Senior Consultant

Barrie Atuona has been providing strategic business solutions to corporate executives in private and public sector organizations as well as entrepreneurship skills trainings for small business owners.

An honours graduate in economics of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Barrie is the author of an upcoming book “The Road to Riches: The 12 Questions that starts you up to entrepreneurship success and business wealth creation which develops his entrepreneurship skills and experiences into a book for undergraduate curriculum trainings in Nigeria’s tertiary education institutions.

He comes loaded as he has significant professional experiences in banking, oil and gas marketing, facility management, and business consulting and training.

Mr. Barrie Atuona has professional passions and focus for business research, innovation, strategic brand management, and organizational change management.

Barrie can be reached at barrie.atuona@mclgroup.net

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Chinwe Okocha,
Associate Consultant

Chinwe is a goal oriented and performance driven marketing professional with years of experience in business development within the banking, oil & gas and real estate business environment.

Her responsibility includes partnering with the executive management to develop structures for the sales team and identifying new approaches and techniques, ensuring the business development team is efficiently and effectively managed to deliver on the company’s sales targets, strengthening customer relationships and customer retention, drive account growth and further penetration to meet and exceed targets.

Asides trainings attended in sales, project management and HSE, Chinwe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Masters of Business Administration from Hult International Business School Boston and a member of association of certified chartered accountant (ACCA).

Chinwe can be reached at chinwe.okocha@mclgroup.net