Mr. Odeyemi is a Chartered Accountant (Fellow), graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria, and a Chartered member of the Institute of Taxation in Nigeria. He holds a First Class Honours first degree (B.Ed) in Social Studies from Obafemi Awolowo University, a Masters Degree in Tests, Measurement and Statistics which he finished with a distinction average, and a Doctorate Degree in Tests, Measurement and Statistics from the same university.
He joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 1997 and later worked with First City Monument Bank as Head of Financial Control and Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer for four companies in the FCMB Capital Markets Group in 2002. He later returned to Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 2003. He serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, Guaranty Trust Bank (United Kingdom) Limited, Guaranty Trust Bank (Liberia) Limited. He is also a Non-Execitive Director on the boards of Terra Kulture Nigeria Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited and 3 Peat Investment Limited, all companies in which the Bank has investments under the Small and Medium Industries Equity Investments (SMIEI) Scheme.
Mr. Odeyemi is responsible for International Banking, and is also responsible for Strategy and Group Coordination of the Bank’s subsidiaries.
He joined the Board on October 19, 2011.