Ayo is currently Head of Group Business Performance and Analytics at Ecobank, a pan-African banking conglomerate, with banking operations in 36 African countries. It is the leading independent regional banking group in West Africa and Central Africa, serving wholesale and retail customers.
He is responsible for budget and planning, finance strategic business partnering and management information system (MIS) for the Group.
His previous role with Ecobank Group was as Group Financial Controller, where he was responsible for financial and regulatory reporting for the Group.
Prior to joining Ecobank, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London as an Assurance Manager in the Banking & Capital Markets division. Ayo started his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Lagos, where he rose through the ranks to Assurance Manager and specialised in the financial services industry.
He is a graduate of the University of Lagos Nigeria where he bagged a First Class Honours in Accounting. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Warwick Business School, United Kingdom. Ayo is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN). He has also attended executive education courses at Harvard Business School and London Business School.