Ireti Bakare Managing Partner

Ireti is an experienced senior manager, with an impressive career spanning over two decades of leadership in customer management, project delivery and people management. 20 years as a PRINCE 2 Programme Manager underscores her expertise in managing and executing large-scale business, telecommunication and networked IT projects.

Her career commenced at British Telecommunication in the United Kingdom, where she ascended from the role of Project Coordinator to the position of Programme Manager – Global Services. Headhunted in 2007, she joined Celtel Nigeria, later rebranded as Zain, assuming the pivotal role of Head of Programme (Technical) in various departments, including Corporate Support Services, Business Excellence, and Finance, until her departure in 2009. During her tenure, Ireti spearheaded numerous transformative initiatives, contributing significantly to the evolution of the organisation.

Presently, Ireti stands as a distinguished partner at Rhizome Consulting, contributing her wealth of expertise to the consultancy landscape.

With a degree in Business Management & Operations from Middlesex University UK, Ireti is renowned for her robust implementation, organisational, and process design skills. She embodies a fearless and focused attitude that propels her unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in every endeavour. Her track record exemplifies a relentless drive for achievement, setting her apart as a paragon of leadership and