Mavi Sokia Isibor is the founder and current Group Chief Executive Officer of Poise Nigeria Limited the first personality and image consultancy in Nigeria and Author of Nigeria’s first and only Etiquette Handbook, The Art of Refinement. In 17 years, she has grown the organization into a group of four subsidiaries: Poise Business Image Consultancy, Poise School of Communication, Poise Graduate Finishing Academy and Ekobits (ICT Academy). With over 30 years of experience in the corporate world, she is recognized in international circles as an authority in the field of Etiquettes, Personality Development, Corporate Image and Branding, Success Strategies, Ethics, and Elocution and Public Speaking. Her passion to enhancing the image of business executives has seen her spent the last seventeen years equipping and grooming business executives with vital skills necessary in today's globalized and highly multicultural business environment. She is also dedicated to proffering expert and unique strategies in projecting businesses and ideas plus positioning images of corporate establishments.
As an active propagator of the values of etiquette and ethics, she speaks regularly at international Business Leaders Forum. She spoke at the Howard University African Business Conference in Washington, contributed at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit (CEO) Study in the USA and she was two-time Legacy & Legacy’s guest speaker at the Festival of Ideas in Accra, Ghana, two-time speaker at the IOD Women Directors’ Forum. Most recently, here in her country, she has collaborated with several professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN; The Chartered Insurers Institute of Nigeria CIIN; The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria CIBN on the first ever African Female Professional Breakfast Meeting in the World Conference of Banking Institutes 2017; Institute of Directors Nigeria and a host of other professional and business entities.
Her focal point is geared towards enhancing the image of business executives and corporate establishments in such a dynamic and ever changing world perspective. Her passion is to proffer expert and unique strategies in projecting your business and ideas. For her, excellence should be the norm rather than the exception.
Her contribution to professional development has attracted several awards some of which include: Grooming and Life Coach, Primrose Awards 2016, The Great Place To Work Awards Nigeria 2015, the 2013 Nigeria 50 Fastest Growth Companies - Poise Nigeria being in 20th place by Allworld Network; Outstanding African Entrepreneur of the year 2010; Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award 2010; Unique Innovators’ Award for Nation Building 2010; Development in Nigeria Merit Award, 2007; Chevron Women’s Network Appreciation Award 2009 amongst others. Her Company, Poise Nigeria was also listed as one of the drivers of change in Nigeria by The Financial Standards Newspaper.