Lekan Ogunbanwo – Provost
With his clear diction, deep baritone voice, diligence and youthful enthusiasm, Lekan became the darling of viewers and listeners. To further sharpen his knowledge; he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism Lagos where he obtained the professional Diploma in Journalism in 1985.
In a bid to enlarge his capacity for distinction, Lekan attended several relevant courses and on-the-job training. With a strong determination for self-development, Olalekan had a steady rise through the broadcasting ladder. He later graduated with the English Language at the Lagos State University and obtained Masters in Public Administration in the same institution.
At Radio Lagos, he pioneered the evergreen Lagos This Morning Programme which still enjoys wide listenership. He also anchored notable programmes such as Esquire, Ten-to-Twelve, Marathon Beats, Eko FM Man-of-the-year and Sincere Wishes amongst others.
In 1997, the Lagos State Government restructured the comatose former Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation (LSBC). It was split into two autonomous: Lagos State Television Service and Lagos State Radio Services for efficiency. The then Administration named him the General Manager of Radio Lagos. His first primary assignment was the completion of Eko FM project which hit the airwaves on December 1, 1997.
With his unique leadership style, the organization was revived. The patronage of the two stations: Radio Lagos/Eko FM consequently hit the roof. The acceptance and recognition of the two stations brought about credible endorsements and awards. In 2005, Lekan was appointed a Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Public Service, and redeployed to Radio Lagos and was consequently redeployed to Lagos Television, where he had served in various capabilities for nine years to resuscitate the station. Within the years of his leadership, Ogunbanwo has brought his indelible mark of excellence to bear on the affairs of the Station.
Seun Shobo – Academy Chief Executive
A multi-gifted individual. His name is Oluwaseun Shobo. He plays out his life assignments as a passionate Brand & Media Consultant, Voice over artist, Vocalist, and Compère.
Shobo – The BrandMASTER as he is fondly called is the founding academy chief executive and doubles as the founder and creative director of Idée universal projects Ltd (An organization dedicated to the execution of creative brand projects).
He set up the voice over academy to transform and disrupt the voice over industry from irrelevance to global relevance. As a voice that has dominated the airwaves for over 10 years, he believes people can make a major living from their voices provided they give it the desired attention.
He studied Botany at the University of Lagos. Subsequently, he went on to graduate as an outstanding student from Daystar Leadership Academy, Africa’s foremost school of brand advertising – Orange Academy and the prestigious School of Media and Communication, Pan Atlantic University (owners of Lagos Business School). His wealth of experience in the Marketing Communication industry has earned him numerous accolades from the media and awards from different higher institutions across Nigeria as an exceptional role model. He is a very creative and daring individual who has created excellent brands and has also worked on various multinational brands.
Adeiye Oluwaseun-Sobo – Executive Director
A well versed educationist. She has been in the teaching profession for over eight years despite her background in Economics. An Alumna of Covenant University and the University of Nottingham, U.K
She derives pleasure in knowledge transfer and the development of exceptional educational policies that give every single individual, both young and old access to quality education.
She is an avid reader with depth on various global issues. She supervises the administration and course content at the Voice Over Academy.
Adeola Ogunbiyi – Faculty
Arguably One of Nigeria's best female voice over artists. Adeola is a behind the mic superstar.
Adeola's experience spans over 10 years and her exceptional voice have been used for various multinational brands, campaigns as well as animated characters.
She is extremely gifted and has been a beacon of excellence in the industry.
She also is an excellent voice over instructor that takes her students through the intricacies of the voice over art. With Adeola there's definitely no dull moment.
WIND – Faculty
A multi-dimensional Individual. The Wind is a graduate of psychology and is also a certified mix engineer from a mix and mastering school in Germany. He presently leads the team at SoundVille Productions as the creative director.
Wind is an astute professional. He has worked with various brands and on a number of voice projects. He knows how to study voices and is exactly aware of what to do to make a voice over talent sound perfect. To crown it all up, He is an excellent teacher.He was a professional teacher for over 6 years.