ABOUT LAMI CONTINUED...
...with further travel globally including Europe, Africa, the Middle East & Asia this has enabled me to understand that it's a small world after all with the love of connecting with people from all walks of life has fueled the entity of Lami Sonola Consultancy.
Before plying my trade in the sports Industry I earned my stripes in a Commercial Sales background working for corporate company’s in the FMCG, Telecommunications & Corporate Hospitality Industries.
Growing up in sports crazy country, this eventually drew me back to sport and for the last 12 years I have dedicated my professional working life in Corporate Social Responsibility within the sports and football industry specialising in business development, sports development, Community Cohesion and Education.
My pathway in sport has seen me generate a wealth of experience, working for Lansdown Independent College London, Wandsworth Borough Council, Fulham Football Club, Manchester City and most recently 7 Years at Manchester United as Education and Business Development Manager. This experience has provided me with the opportunity gain valuable and life changing experiences in the industry.
Some of my career highlights include creating the Education Department at Manchester United Foundation, receiving the Enterprising Britain Award on the behalf of the Premier League at the Houses of Parliament Westminster London, sitting on the Board of Homeless FA and Chairman of Grass roots junior football team in Salford in Greater Manchester.
I am an recognised FA Coach Educator, a UEFA B Licence Coach and a Qualified Teacher who is passionate about the development of young people, my pathway in this world has not only led me to accumulating a wealth of cultural and social learning but to use this knowledge to dedicate my professional life in supporting the sports industry to develop inspirational experiences to create, inspire and educate the youth of today through an unconventional method of personal development initiatives through lifelong experiences.