CEO, Thistle Praxis Consulting Limited

Ini Abimbola is the Lead Consultant of ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited (TPC), an Assessments and Strategy firm based in Lagos, Nigeria.

A 2008 Draper Hills Fellow on Democracy and Development at Stanford University California and an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program, Ini holds a degree in International Relations & Diplomacy and a Masters degree in Management.

Her areas of expertise include but not limited to International Development, with over 15 years working in the international development space; broad consulting experience & expertise on capacity building, corporate governance, strategic policy formulation, visioning, planning & implementation, sustainability, development communications, strategy formulation & evaluation, performance & productivity, leadership, change management, projects & innovations management, process re-engineering, social performance audits as well as strategy & toolkit development.

She is a published author of 3 books and over 25 publications (chapters, articles), and has delivered more than 100 presentations in over 15 countries in the last 5 years on a range of topics some of which include: Corporate Governance, Change Management, Enterprise Development, Sustainability & CSR.

A member of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the Institute of Directors (IOD), Ini sits on the boards of various organizations including BrainCedar, Serendipity Limited, AXL8 Limited, SpeedMeals, SIS Limited, amongst others.

Ini is also the Founder, Thistle Group, an emerging group of enterprises in Gas, Logistics, Research and Media.