Abayomi Ogayemi (LL.M, LL.B, and BL) joined the Environmental Policy Institute in Memorial University as a graduate student in September 2014. This decision was consequent upon his desire to better understand the pragmatic approach of structured decision making in the policy making cycle (as offered only in Canada), as well as to aid his Doctoral research at the University of Exeter, England. The Environmental Policy program at Memorial University offers him teaching assistantship opportunities in various suitable interests. The academic program involves mandatory practical internship, and provides alternative career pathways in the areas of environmental policy analysis, environmental management, which further strengthens his current career-choice as an Environmental Lawyer.
He obtained his LL.M in International Business Law from the University of Exeter in England, Barrister-at-Law (BL) from the Nigeria Law School, and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. He is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and has professional work experience in Real Property, Corporate and Commercial Law. He has also served in advisory capacity to numerous individuals, corporations, governmental and non-governmental organizations. Abayomi is currently doing his PhD in law at the University of Exeter, and concentrates his Doctoral research on corporate responsibility from the legal, social, environment and business perspectives in Nigeria. His passion for social research and social reformation has also earned him numerous collaboration and contribution in many publications.