SIY Certified Teacher
- London, UK
Yinka Reis is CEO and Co-founder of Ventures Support Limited, and the Managing Director and Co-founder of First World Ventures, UK. She is the founder of RootCamp, an initiative that train youths on appreciation of their Roots, Culture and National Values.
She is a Motivational Speaker, Mentor, Marriage Counsellor and a Life Coach.
Yinka believes that the transformation of society can be achieved by challenging the limiting beliefs of the individuals, changing mindsets and shifting paradigms by utilising performance enhancing tools and ‘soft skills’ training. She has collaborated with colleagues to design and facilitate training programs for many notable companies in Nigeria with a long-term impact on the growth and performance of the individuals, teams and organisations.
Yinka is an alumna of The Institute For National Transformation and also an alumna of The Lagos Business School, where she held leadership positions as Vice Chairperson of the Endowment Fund Committee and President of her Executive MBA class. She was Chief Pharmacist of Eko Hospitals Plc. Nigeria, when she decided to turn her passion of developing and transforming people into a career. She is also a registered Pharmacist in the UK.
Yinka is a certified facilitator of Leading Bold Change developed by John Kotter, a Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School. She is also a Certified Practitioner of Goal Mapping developed by Brian Mayne. She is trained to use D.I.S.C Personality Profiling and also the HAY Group Emotional and Social Competency Inventory. Yinka is a Search Inside Yourself Certified Teacher. SIY was developed at Google, but is now available to everyone.
Yinka is married to Brig Gen P.O Reis (rtd), an Architect and Real Estate Developer, who also collaborates with her as a Human Potential Development Facilitator. Tunde and Yinka with their four daughters started Borikan Reliance Trust, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to supporting grassroots educational initiatives for the indigent children in the society. The Reis Family have a shared belief that the most leveraged way to alleviate global poverty is through universal education.