IK became a governor in November 2023 and sits on the Foundation and Finance and General Purposes (F&GP) committees. He was a pupil of the school from 1993 to 1995 and was active in the CCF in addition to representing the school in rugby and basketball.
After obtaining a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, IK became an executive recruiter in January 2000 and worked on a variety of talent advisory projects on four continents and across a range of industry sectors. He has assisted blue chip corporates in setting up new business units, growing market share and achieving greater diversity in their talent pools. IK has also helped entrepreneurs build new companies and create compelling employee value propositions.
In 2015, IK began coaching executives – helping CEOs improve their decision-making, rising talents prepare for leadership roles and managers become more effective communicators. He also works with early-stage entrepreneurs, individuals from minority ethnic backgrounds and other professionals seeking to accelerate their career trajectories.
IK lives in South West London with his wife, a medical doctor turned corporate treasurer. He remains a keen athlete cycling 200-250km a week around London and the Home Counties. IK was born in Nigeria and is an alumnus of King’s College Lagos.