Niyi Adesanya

As a foremost Performance Strategist, Management Consultant and CEO, FifthGear Plus, Niyi’s professional experience has seen the transformation of individuals and multinational organisations, resulting in their increased effectiveness and productivity.

With an average of more than 100 presentations annually, Niyi is recognised as one of Nigeria’s foremost pragmatic and inspirational speakers, and a leading voice on Leadership Development in the country.

Since commencing his professional career in 2005, he has spoken in over 65 tertiary institutions and delivered keynote speeches to top officials of various institutions, including multinationals like Chevron, Etisalat, Seven-Up Bottling Company, and so on.

As a renowned Performance Strategist, Niyi speaks on key Life Mastery subjects including Leadership, Mastering Change, Peak Performance, Individual Competitiveness, and so on. He is a faculty member of various institutions in the country including the prestigious Daystar Leadership Academy.

He developed and executed a competitiveness upgrade concept that helped a telecoms company strengthen its connection to their target consumers leading to a massive sustainable boost in their income within a five-year period.

Niyi is also an Author, Entrepreneur, Founder at The Speaker Academy and The Marketplace Academy, as well as CEO, FifthGear Plus; an avant-garde Consulting, Recruiting and Publishing firm with the mandate to help organisations optimise their corporate potential, with clients including at least one of top three organisations in major sectors of the economy.

He currently hosts the radio show “Marketplace Essentials with Niyi Adesanya” through which he guides MSME owners to discover solutions to their everyday challenges in business.

Niyi’s leadership acumen has been felt on a more personal level as coach to top executives and politicians.