Ayo Afolabi studied Management Studies at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, holds a Diploma of the British Institute of Marketing and a Masters Degree in Communication Arts (MCA) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the British Institute of Marketing.
His experience spans within both the Public and Private sectors, which includes, The Nigerian Ports Authority, GBO Division of UAC of Nigeria Plc, Joas Electrical Industries and its subsidiaries – Bodefoam Nigeria Limited and Atlantic Carpets Ltd. He served as Special Adviser to Chief Bisi Akande between 1999 and 2003
He is a Public Relations Practitioner
Ayo Afolabi is widely travelled and married with children.