Bolu Fagborun – Managing Director

Managing Director Fagborun Limited & Corporate Social Responsibility Director at Bradford Bulls

Bolu is a former professional rugby league player for clubs including Huddersfield Giants, Batley Bulldogs, Sheffield Eagles, Rochdale Hornets and internationally for Nigeria in 2019.

Bolu has used his sporting mindset and lessons learned on the field to great use off the field within his various roles.

He is a former graduate from Huddersfield university with a BA honours business management and MCMI chartered manager which he began whilst he was full time at rugby league.

Bolu is the Managing director of Fagborun Limited, an executive coaching & consultancy business working with clients across different industries. He is an ILM L5 qualified Business coach and mentor.

Bolu is still involved in professional sports at an executive level at Bradford Bulls as one of a handful of Corporate Social Responsibility Directors in rugby league.

He is also a trustee at two sports charities Bradford Bulls foundation and East Bierley Community Sports Association (Ebcsa).
Bolu, coming out of the global pandemic, recently set up and coached Birkenshaw Bluedog’s first ever junior Girls section which now has over 40 players and two teams.

He is also the sports voice on the West Yorkshire combined authority culture, heritage and sports committee. Bolu has volunteered a number of hours at Peacemakers international over the last 10 years, where he has learnt a lot about the voluntary sector. Bolu has worked delivering enterprise coaching, employability and personal development in inner city Bradford.

He believes sports to be one of the greatest vehicles to engage, inspire and develop young people.


Sectors worked in and routes taken:

Business Coaching.  

 ILM Level 5 coaching

Sporting Achievements

Played European Super league Huddersfield Giants
Played for Rochdale hornets, Batley Bulldogs & Sheffield Eagles
Played International Nigeria rugby league
Nigeria Rugby league scored first try ever for the country 2019 MEA championship

What I would like to get involved in

Inspirational talk

Mentoring / Coaching young people

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