Ifeanyi is a Strategic Foresight and Leadership Expert. He is the Managing Director/CEO of the Foresight & Leadership Company Inc and the Director-General of the Institute for Foresight & Leadership, Canada, and Nigeria.
Before his foray into strategy, leadership, and management, he has had over 12 years’ experience in the banking industry where he functioned in various roles as Relationship Manager, Branch Manager, and Performance Management Officer. While in these roles, he created and managed account relationships, managed loan portfolios, supervised branch operations, developed and maintained measures of organizational performance, and facilitated monthly in-house workshops and seminars.
He has trained and consulted for over 100 clients in the areas of Scenario Planning, Leadership Development, Innovation and Strategy, Anticipatory Management, Organization Design, Organizational Resilience, Workplace Effectiveness, and Sales. In 2016, he hosted a weekly Radio Show on the 92.3 Inspiration FM Radio titled “The Manager,” which discussed nuggets for becoming an effective Manager. The show attracted over 10 million audience listenership. Also, he has organized business seminars for over 1,000 firms on Organizational Leadership and General Management.
He delivers inspiring, energizing, enlightening, and informative keynote presentations regularly at corporate and industry events such as Annual General Meetings, Corporate Retreats, and Monthly Performance Review Meetings. Some of the organizations he has worked with include Union Bank Plc, Central Bank of Nigeria, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Services, Sterling Asset Management & Trustees, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IEI Insurance Plc, Proforce Limited, Total Nigeria, C&I Leasing Plc, eTranzact International, Seven Energy Exploration & Production Limited, Plusworld Group, Kingsguards Nigeria Limited, Zenith Bank, Zenith Bank Insurance, Cyberspace Limited, James Hope College, and various state governments.
Dr. Onyemere has written many academic papers. Also, he has published two books: The 7 Star Employee and Before You Lose That Job. His research interests include innovation and strategy, strategic foresight, public policy, organization resilience, organization design, corporate collaborative futures, and strategic influence.
Ifeanyi earned his Doctoral degree in Strategic Leadership with a specialization in Strategic Foresight from Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA. He obtained his MBA in Finance and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Nigeria in 2002 and 2006, respectively. Also, he is a certified life transformational coach in Neurolinguistics Programming.