At the helm of affairs of NECCI Limited is the Principal Consultant/CEO, NkechiAli-Balogun a multi-talented industry veteran with over 20 years of experience on both the client and services side of Public Relations and Training consultancy. She provides solutions to managerial problems and other functions of management. Nkechi has lived in your shoes and knows how to turn issues into opportunities.
She is a gifted strategist with intuitively creative abilities. As a result, she is an in-demand industry facilitator, motivational speaker, and mentor in her career.
Her experiences include serving as Head of Corporate Affairs in two banks, NEXIM and Equitorial Trust Bank and as Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Lagos State Chapter.
Nkechi holds a first degree in English/Education and a master’s degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. Nkechi also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and concluded an MBA in Management programme from the same University. In addition, she has attended Public Relations Management courses in Frank Jefkins School of Public Relations, London and the prestigious Lagos Business School.
Nkechi has won many awards and the first female to receive the prestigious PR Golden Eagle Award as the Most Outstanding Public Relations Practitioner (Female) from the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Lagos. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the media industry in West Africa, she was one of the recipients of the Red Media Living Legend Industry Award. She is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and a Senior Member of the African Public Relations Association (APPRA).