In his quest to understand and optimize human potential, Bankole has gained management and career experience, beginning at Guaranty Trust Bank where he was an invaluable member of the Human Resources Team. While at Guaranty Trust Bank, he discovered his passion for workforce activation and manpower development, which led to his move to the Training Department where he facilitated trainings for staff in the bank. Bankole then went on to work with a reputable consulting firm – Visible Impact.
He is presently the Founder & Principal Consultant at LYD Consulting, a firm committed to delivering consulting interventions that lead to transformational change. Bankole Williams has designed, managed and facilitated several customer service and personal mastery training programmes and management and leadership retreats for several organizations. He is an expert at delivering training solutions on product lines such as Self Mastery, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Coaching, Change Management, Effective Communication, Team Bonding, Superior Service Delivery, Leadership, Selling skills, Employability, Enterprise Development, etc.
His facilitation skills are no doubt prolific, as he currently provides consulting interventions for banks and different organizations some of which include The World Bank, Google, Landwey PLC, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank, Union Bank, Heritage Bank, Stanbic IBTC, StanbicIBTC Pensions, Fidelity Bank, Oando, Konga, the Nigerian Communication Commission(NCC), NLNG, UTC and the Nigerian Stock Exchange, to mention a few. He has facilitated various culture transformation initiatives for AshakaCement, team bonding retreats for Heritage Bank and Stanbic IBTC as well as executive management retreats for DPR, the PoloLuxury and NLNG.
He has contributed to the empowerment of graduates at the After school Graduates Development Centre (AGDC) in partnership with the Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) with speeches on Employability Skills and Enterprise Development. Bankole has been hosted twice on Moments with Mo where he spoke about Employment or Slavery and The State of Our Nation. He has also facilitated career coaching sessions in partnership with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and JobMag Centre.
Bankole is the Founder of Live Your Dreams Africa Foundation, an NGO he set up to tackle the prevalent issues of unemployment and underemployment. Through this platform, he inspires, equips and empowers youths to maximize their God-given potential and set up viable enterprises in the areas of their dreams.