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Yemi is currently consulting as Director of “One People Commission” at Evangelical Alliance UK, Associate Director for Hope Together UK, Global Ambassador for Compassion UK and Strategic Adviser for leaders in Ministry, across the United Kingdom.

Yemi is the CEO of RyA Consultancy Firm, where he delivers strategic advice to leaders in change management, support in transformational development, and connects leaders to key relationships. His passion is to discover, build relationship with, and connect leaders with thinkers in local and global relational networks (crossing the various spheres of human activity) that advance their work.

In many ways, his work connects at the intersection of charity, ministry, business, social enterprise, philanthropy, Mission, media, diplomacy and international development.

Over a twelve year period, he led the commercial team of various retail companies including Woolworths, Debenhams and finally Marks & Spencer’s, where he led the 1500 staff of the flagship store with annual gross takings of over £360million.

Yemi later joined the UK charity Church Mission Society in 2002 and served as New Relationship Adviser. He became the first black person to be appointed as a Trustee Director in 220 years old largest mission outlet of the church of England, where he led the organic growth and the mergers with South American Mission Society.

Yemi speaks regularly at leadership conferences, churches, corporations, Leadership Roundtables, Minister’s Conferences, Seminars and other leadership development opportunities. He is closely involved with Jesus House London, a dynamic and social change charity operating in North London and part of the worldwide network of Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Yemi is ordained as an Anglican Priest and a Pentecostal Pastor. Married to Simi a lawyer and a magistrate with 4 daughters.
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