Tayo is the Editor of BusinessDay, Nigeria’s leading business daily newspaper. He has over a decade of experience working in the media industry. Before his appointment as editor in January 2021, he was editorial board chairman and deputy editor.
He has been senior Manager at WNT Capitas, a communications consultancy. He was Nigeria correspondent for The Africa Report and Africa Confidential for two years where he wrote regularly on business, economic and politics in Nigeria and West Africa. During this period, he was a member of the editorial board of Financial Derivatives Company, Nigeria’s leading investment research firm.
Prior to his career in journalism he was the MBA director at Lagos Business School, a role he combined with teaching anthropology and analysis of business problems on the fulltime MBA programme.
He is a graduate of economics from the University of Lagos with an MBA from Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University.