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Okokon Udo, Ph.D., PCC, CPCC - Fielding Graduate University. Santa Barbara, CA, US

Okokon Udo, Ph.D., PCC, CPCC

Program Director – Evidence Based Coaching | Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, CA, UNITED STATES

Expert in international change management, leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion.





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Common Ground 515 - Nigerian American storyteller Okokon Udo Segment




Dr. Udo is the Program Director of Fielding's Evidence Based Coaching program and the founder and CEO of Soul Engineering, LLC. He is committed to creating the right conditions for leaders to discover or rediscover their true selves and bring that to bear in their work, delivering value for themselves and their organizations.

Okokon Udo is an international change management, leadership and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion consultant. He has served as assistant professor and chair, program in Integrative Health and Wellness at Northwestern Health Sciences University, assistant professor in the MA program in Organizational Leadership at St. Mary’s University, faculty member in the Executive Coaching program of the University of St. Thomas and the Co-Active Training Institute — delivering their ten-month transformational leadership program in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Okokon is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Co-Active Training Institute, a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF), a Certified Management Specialist (CMS), a trained Reflective Supervisor and a Certified Spiritual Director.

Okokon holds a PhD in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Luther Seminary, MA in Process Oriented Psychology (focused on conflict facilitation and organizational change) from the Process Work Institute (PWI) and a BD (Bachelor of Divinity) from the Theological College of Northern Nigeria.

Industry Expertise (3)

Corporate Training


Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (7)

Organizational Effectiveness

Management Development

Workshop Facilitation

Leadership Development

Executive Coaching

Team Building

Organizational Development

Accomplishments (3)

Recipient of the Assistant Professor Emeritus Status, Capital University of Integrative Medicine


Recipient of the Sapphire Award, Inscape Publishing Inc (Now Wiley)


Recipient of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Champions of Health Award


Education (3)

Process Work Institute: M.A., Psychology 2013

Luther Seminary: Ph.D., Theology, Counseling, Chemical Dependency and Addictions 2001

Theological College of Northern Nigeria: B. Div., Divinity 1990

Affiliations (3)

  • International Association of Facilitators : Member
  • Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)-USA : Member
  • Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) - Nigeria : Member

Media Appearances (1)

‘Our job is to continue to learn’

Mercer Island Reporter  online


She referred to a quote from Okokon O. Udo, PhD: “To be culturally effective doesn’t mean you are an authority in the values and beliefs of every culture. What it means is that you hold a deep respect for cultural differences and are eager to learn, and willing to accept, that there are many ways of viewing the world...”

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