Tolu’ Akinyemi is an exceptional talent and an out-of-the box creative thinker; a change management agent and a leader par excellence. Tolu’ is a business analyst and financial crime consultant as well as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) with extensive experience working with
leading Investment Banks and Consultancy Firms. Tolu’ is also a personal development and career coach and a prolific writer with more than 10 years’ writing experience. He is a mentor to hundreds of young people. He worked as an Associate Mentor in St Mary’s School, Cheshunt and as an Inclusion Mentor at Barnwell School, Stevenage in the United Kingdom, helping students raise their aspirations and standards of performance and helping them cope with transitions from one educational stage
A man whom many refer to as “Mr Vision,” he is a trained economist from Ekiti State University, formerly known as University of Ado-Ekiti (UNAD). He sat his Masters’ Degree in Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom. Tolu’ was a student
ambassador at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, representing the University in major forums and engaging with young people during various assignments.
Tolu’ Akinyemi is a home-grown talent; an alumnus of the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA). He is passionate about people and wealth creation. He believes strongly that life is about impacting others.
In his words, “To have a secure future, we must be willing to pay the price in order to earn the prize.”
A former headline act at Great Northern Slam, Crossing The Tyne Festival, Feltonbury Arts and Music Festival, and featured in various Poetry Festivals, Open Slam, Poetry Slam, Spoken Word and Open Mic events in and outside the United Kingdom. He also inspires large audiences through spoken word performances, he has appeared as a keynote speaker in major forums and events and facilitates creative writing master classes to many audiences.
His poems have appeared in the 57th issue (Volume 15, no 1) of the Wilderness House Literary Review, The Writers Cafe Magazine Issue 18, GN Books, Lion and Lilac and elsewhere.
Tolu’ Akinyemi was born in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria and currently lives in the United Kingdom. Tolu’ is an ardent supporter of Chelsea Football Club, London.