Stella Odusola

Senior Consultant

Stella is a seasoned Education Professional and Diversity Lead, with over 15 years of rich experience in diverse educational settings, including state, further/higher education, and international schools. As a qualified teacher, her career has been marked by key roles such as Head of Department and an influential Diversity Lead, underscoring her commitment to educational excellence and the cultivation of inclusive environments.

Her passion for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) goes beyond the realm of policy formulation and extends into active and meaningful stakeholder engagement. Stella is adept at ensuring that educational programs are not only inclusive but also resonate with the unique contexts and demographics they serve. In her role as a strategic leader, she has demonstrated exceptional skill in uniting diverse groups towards achieving high standards, perfectly aligning with the broader organisational goals. Her expertise is crucial in driving strategic change, especially in areas like anti-racism initiatives and safeguarding, coupled with her abilities in delivering comprehensive client training programs.

In her current role as a Senior Consultant at IDC, Stella leads business development. This involves cultivating and maintaining pivotal client relationships, overseeing projects from inception to delivery, and contributing to public sector bid writing. She is also spearheading the Education ED&I division, entailing business development, creating learning content, designing educational materials, and client delivery. Stella is a firm believer in the transformative power of education as a catalyst for inclusive practice and change. Her responsibilities in client delivery are extensive, including conducting focus groups, leading as a facilitator, presenting audit findings, and offering strategic recommendations for impactful measures.