Frank Bolaji Irawo

Frank Bolaji Irawo is an ICF Certified Transformation Coach, Author, Poet, Speaker, mental health advocate, and Project Recovery Specialist. He is passionate about harnessing creativity to help professionals who are stuck, unfulfilled, or burnt-out to have greater clarity, larger impact, and more enriching relationships. His coaching style is empathetic, incisive, and transformational aimed at engaging the whole self. His life work is focused on helping clients gain an understanding of how they create their experiences from the inside out, make the most of their limitless potential and live out of conscious awareness of a fully connected universe. He has over 35 years of leadership experience in several positions in professional and spiritual communities working as a coach, team lead, teacher, speaker, mentor, or counsellor. Driven by his experience of spending many years and thousands of pounds to create the life of his dreams and coming up short. He was teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. He embarked on a study of mindfulness, spirituality, psychology, and neuroscience to discover how to create persistent transformation without having to constantly change things out “there”. This led to him connecting to his true essence, and the enjoyment of real happiness, security, and balance from within. He now uses what he has learnt to help others do the same. He has worked with clients at various levels of leadership at Discovery Communications, Danone, Sainsbury, and Arrow Global. His love for helping people avoid needless suffering has led to the creation of the CALM SELF foundation as a vehicle for supporting causes that meet people’s basic needs as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.