Our Associate Trustees

Kolarele Sonaike

Kolarele is a practising Barrister, called to the bar in 1998. He specialises in Commercial Litigation, Property Disputes and Employment Law representing individuals, companies (small employers to FTSE 100) and organisations (including charities, universities & associations). Kola aIso delivers training seminars on different areas of law and trains companies in trial preparation.

Separately, Kola is a Public Speaking Consultant & Speech Writer with The Great Speech Consultancy. He delivers public speaking workshops, one-to-one coaching, and corporate communications services to companies and organisations.

Kola joined the community-based charity 100 Black Men of London as a member in 2004 and was elected its President in 2012. The charity is led by black men delivering programmes & activities focused on Mentoring, Education, Economic Empowerment, Health & Wellness and Leadership. Kola has personal responsibility for coordinating the Peer Mentoring Programme, training young boys and girls in the skills of mentoring, researching, presentations skills, team work and leadership.

Kola is the author of two books ‘How to Give a Great Speech’, and the children’s book ‘The Bird that had Vertigo’.