Tolu’ Akinyemi is an exceptional talent, 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 in Barnwell School, Stevenage in the United Kingdom, helping students raise their aspirations, standards of performance and helping them cope with transitions from one educational stage to another.
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 so much that life is about impacting on others. In his words, “To have a Secure Future, we must be willing to pay the Price in order to earn
Tolu’ has headlined and featured in various 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 masterclasses to all types of audiences. His poem appeared in The Writers Cafe Magazine Issue 18.
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.