Dr. Tony Ayoola is an experienced consultant and educator, with degrees from Oxford and London Universities (BA, MA, MSc and PhD degrees). He has engaged in management consultancy for over 30 years, and has worked in the United Kingdom, United States, Netherlands, Africa and the Middle East. He has acted as a consultant to several high-profile clients in Europe, notably Barclays Bank, Canon, British Petroleum, Shell, British Telecom, Essent and a number of local government authorities in the United Kingdom. His current areas of interest include Oil & Gas energy-sector management, corporate governance & compliance, risk management, business analytics and informatics. He has published books and several papers in these areas. He was previously the Dean of the Business School at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah and the Postgraduate Programs/MBA Director at the University of Bolton RAK Campus, in the UAE.