If you would like to meet Lanre or have an informal chat about his suitability as a mentee please call us on 0845 505 1875.
Lanre currently works for Accenture as a Risk Management consultant specialising in Fraud and Financial Crime. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2009. He also sits on the board at Credit Union, NewCred as a Non-executive director.
Lanre holds a Bcom International Business Commerce degree obtained from Birmingham University, part of which also included a year of study at Cornell University, NY.
Lanre has spent many years mentoring young people in his local area. In December 2008 he was appointed a National Reach Role Model, a programme initiated to encourage and motivate young people. This gave him the opportunity to tell his personal story to young people across the country. These talks have often been described as inspirational, purposeful, refreshing and confidence boosting.
Lanre is also a poet and uses his poetry to uplift, inspire and motivate listeners and allow them to understand the importance of life and making the most of it. In 2010, Lanre released a Spoken Word Album, ‘Inner Ambitions’. It has also been used by schools, organisations and top level GB athletes as a source of motivation.