Linus Okorie is a renowned leadership development coach and human capital development
consultant. For over 20 years, Linus has been known as a relentless icon in the quest for good
leadership in public and corporate governance in Nigeria. His vast experience in leadership
coaching, mentoring, and advocacy across the world for over two decades has distinguished
him as a trusted name in leadership excellence.

He is the Founder and President, of Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI), a leadership
development non-profit organization, which has developed 15 leadership brands to train and
nurture youths, elected officials, and the general public on effective leadership skills and
values. Consistently, Linus Okorie has carved a niche as an authority in leadership
development with a career development path defined by the principles of selfless service,
dignity and integrity.

Since its inception, Linus Okorie has piloted GOTNI to become Nigeria’s foremost leadership
capital development organization including the establishment of the GOTNI Leadership Centre
(GLC) in Jabi, Abuja. He is currently working towards building the much anticipated Global
Leadership Centre at the Oguta Lake, Imo State where excellent leaders will be groomed for
the growth and development of Nigeria and the African continent. He is pioneering the
emergence of a new breed of well-equipped and competent leaders to filtrate the public and
private sector hierarchies in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

He is the West African representative of Adair International, United Kingdom. He has inspired
over 300,000 people across Nigeria and Africa who have directly gone through his leadership
programmes, and millions through radio and television. As an influential speaker, Linus Okorie
has graced many live conferences, radio and television platforms across Africa, the Middle East,
Europe and USA as a guest speaker, trainer, and advisor. He is a regular guest in many print and
electronic media, radio, and television platforms across Nigeria. He is a radio and television
presenter and host of Leadership Clinic on AIT. He is the author of “Footprints: Leading
Beyond Today” a book already in the world market, which was forwarded by Dr. Myles

He attended Government Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State where he became the Senior
Prefect of his school. He is a graduate of History and International Relations at Imo State
University where he served as the first elected Students Union Government President and
later did his National Youth Service with the National Assembly, Abuja after which he
proceeded to carry out research in his area of passion: “Leadership Development” at the
Lagos Business School. Linus Okorie has a Masters’s degree in Organizational Leadership from
Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA. He is an alumnus of the International Visitors Program
(IVLP) sponsored by the US government under the Department of State – a program that
has produced 300 presidents of various countries since its inception. Linus Okorie is also an
alumnus of the Executive Leadership Education program of Harvard University’s Kennedy
School of Government, Boston, USA with a certification in The Act and Practice of Leadership
Development. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to leadership development, he
has recently bagged 2 honorary doctoral degree awards and was inducted into the College of

Fellows at the African Business School. He is a board member of Imo State University alumni
and many others. 

Linus Okorie is a consummate leader of men, a man of honor, a nation builder, a resource
mobilizer and a leading scholar in the growth and development of nations. He has received
several local and international awards in recognition of his dynamic efforts in business,
leadership development, community service, and good governance advocacy such as the Best
of Africa Award by the USAfrica magazine, Houston, Texas, Frasernet International USA and
many more.

Linus hails from UmuEzike-egbu, Egbuoma in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. He
is married to Nkiru with whom he has two daughters Ebubechukwu, Chimamaka and a son