Barbara Lawrence


Barbara set up Insolitus Nigeria Ltd, an Organisation & Talent Development Consultancy, after 21 years of extensive experience and career with the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC). She joined Shell as an Environmentalist and held various positions including Issues management Adviser at the Shell Centre, London; Head, External Relations Strategy & Planning, Transformation Manager, Communication &Change Manager and the Regional Organizational Effectiveness, Change & Planning Manager, Shell Africa. Her last two positions included being a Trusted Adviser to SPDC Directors and an Internal Coach; also to help the leadership to drive and move change program, including embedding the 9 Planets (Leadership Behaviours) hence extensive networking with directors and other senior leaders in the company and around the Shell Group worldwide. All these experiences have helped to build Insolitus where she Consults, Train and Coach individuals to be better than before. She has over 10years coaching experience both in the Corporate world and as an Independent Coach.