Val Okafor is an Effective Leadership Evangelist, Productivity Strategist, Transformational Speaker and Social Innovator. With an incredible passion to help individuals and organizations achieve exponential growth, he brings to bare, practical knowledge that translates to Wisdom and Results.

He sits as the Executive Director and training consultant at The Val Okafor Company, where he provides value-based leadership development and personal effectiveness trainings for individuals and organizations.

As an ardent believer in the prosperity of Africa by Africans, he serves as the Outreach and Events Lead at Grand Africa Initiative, a Pan-African nongovernmental organization that helps African young men and women succeed in Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

He is a Nigerian youth SDGs Champion, African Change Makers fellow, Commonwealth Open Source Leader, fellow of the YALI Regional Leadership Conference West Africa and a proud ambassador of the Fela Durotoye Leadership Network.

Val has received some awards and recognitions for his passion towards effective leadership, productivity and social innovation. Some of the awards and recognitions are as follows;

Award of Achievement for successfully executing a social intervention project that benefitted indigent school children in Onuiyi community, Nsukka local government area of Enugu State Nigeria, from 234 Project, Texas, USA.

Nomination for the prestigious first Baba Isa award for influence through Education and social good.

2020 Hundred most influential young people awardee by Opportunities Hub.

Special recognition from Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) for successfully executing a rural renewal project in Enugu state Nigeria.

The Iconic Brand Award for Leadership, by Crystal Edge Professional Services.

Best Africa Social Impact Award and 2021 Hundred Exceptional Brands and Creatives.

Award of Leadership from Change Makers and Writers Academy.

He exudes an inimitable passion for Nation Building and Human Capital Development, especially for developing nations across the globe.

He believes that as you let your own light shine, you unconsciously give others the permission to do the same.

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