Dr. Akinyemi had his undergraduate training in the Department of Geology, Ondo State University, now Ekiti State University, where he finished with a strong Second Class Upper division, in honours Geology (1995). He obtained both his MSc (2008) and PhD (2011) degrees in a reputable university, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He won a German DAAD Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Sub-Saharan Africa (2015–2016), which he undertook at the School of Environmental Science in the University of Venda, South Africa. Dr. Akinyemi has over 15 years of experience as a professional academic and research scientist with proven record of accomplishment in leading multidisciplinary research and development. He has conducted research in many areas of fossil fuel and environmental geochemistry, besides many other areas of applied geochemistry. He has also taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Applied Geology since 2009.