Abayomi 'Yomi' was born and grew up in Oyo State, Nigeria. He came to the UK to further his education and graduated from the University of Cambridge, where he studied law. He began his legal career at Ashurst and is now a partner with the international law firm Fasken Martineau, where he co-heads the Global Energy Group.
Yomi has a passion for playing football, sits on the board of several charities and is a mentor for The Princes Trust. Christianna Foundation allows him the opportunity to give back to Nigeria and in particular the region of his birth and family.