Anita Okanigbe-John

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Anita Okanigbe-John is a United Nations Eminent Peace Ambassador, a UK certified personal performance Coach, Sought-after Business Consultant, published Author and international Speaker.

She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) United Kingdom. She holds a Diploma in Performance Coaching from the UK Coaching Academy, Bachelor’s degree in International Law & Diplomacy (BSc.) from Babcock University and Masters in Human Resource Management & Business (MSc.) from Aston Business School, United Kingdom. She is the Principal Consultant at Apex-Laurel and Founder of The Tsori Foundation.


As a Consultant with specialty in organizational change management and human resource management, Anita has helped organizations manage the effect of new business processes and structural/cultural changes in order to achieve business goals. She has also developed sustainable systems and structures for emerging entrepreneurs as well as groom their employees to become peak performers. With a high level of experience and expertise, Anita ensures that the organizations she works with, maximize their latent potentials, improve their performance and increase productivity.



As an international speaker, Anita has honoured many invitations to speak at various events – schools, organizations, churches, corporate meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars where her audience were empowered to make the critical change that takes them to the next level in life. She has also been featured in magazines and many radio and television shows. Her interviews both in Nigeria, North America, Kenya and United Kingdom have helped to transform thousands of lives across the world.


As an author, her books are a ‘must’ read. In February 2013, she was honoured with the title ‘Author of the week’ by Africa Book Club. Her autobiography Miracle In The Storm was endorsed by Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, the former Vice President of the World Bank (African Region), and Mr. Ernest Ebi, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Her other books include, Wounded Hearts, Take Charge of Your Life, I Wrote A Book So Can You, From 9-5 Hustle To Entrepreneurship Bustle, and much more.


As a certified personal performance coach and life strategist, Anita has helped many individuals to discover their life purpose and hidden potentials, achieve goals they once thought impossible, excel in their career as well as break destructive patterns and negative behaviour that stopped them from living their dream life. In January 2018, she was listed among the top 15 sought-after coaches in Nigeria. Anita continues to empower business professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs in Africa through her various platforms. She has also helped many victims of sexual abuse to heal and find closure from their painful past. Through her NGO, The Tsori Foundation, she advocates for the intellectual development of the ‘girl child’ and the prevention of child sexual abuse in Africa. She is the convener of ‘Saving The Girl Child’ campaign which started in 2016.

“You can achieve the extraordinary; Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE”. – Anita Okanigbe-John