Ubong Essien, CSP
Nigeria’s Mister Motivator and West Africa’s only Certified Speaking Professional and Dean, School of Eloquence.
Described by Brian Tracy as “one of the very best speakers in the world today,” Ubong Essien is currently the only Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in the whole of West Africa. He is a renowned motivator and the publisher of The Achievers Journal. He is also the Dean of the public speaking training centre known as The School of Eloquence based in Lagos and London.
He has been in the human capacity building profession since 1999 and has worked as a speaker, trainer, facilitator and consultant to a variety of Nigerian organisations in both private and public sectors such as Total Plc, Lafarge Plc, Multichoice Nigeria, Guinness Plc, AIICO Insurance, Fidelity Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria LNG, May and Baker, First Registrars, Vitafoam Plc, NIMASA, Nigerian Shippers Council, Learn Africa Plc, Nigerian Tribune, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Lagos, Edo & Imo State Governments, John Holt Engineering, UAC Plc, UAC Property Development Company, HP Nigeria, MDS, CAP Plc, etc.
Dubbed Nigeria’s Mister Motivator for pioneering motivational talks on television since 2002 and winner of the prestigious SuccessDigest Award for Young Entrepreneur of the same year, Ubong specializes in motivating people towards personal and professional excellence and training in public speaking skills. He is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), USA and the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).
Ubong is also the author of Speak with Power, The Challenge to Perform, Dare to Dream & Succeed and The Gates Way to Riches