With more than 20 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure industries, Yomi has provided advice to utilities, policy makers, international donors and private and public service organisations– with specific focus on sustainability, regulatory frameworks, market reform and industry restructuring issues. Yomi works with clients to build resilience in their businesses, by assessing and strategizing on policy, governance and regulatory frameworks aimed at bringing about fundamental change and sustainable processes to realise their corporate objectives. She has assisted in corporate matters, advisory issues, operational matters and contractual related issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Yomi was Country Resident Advisor with the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI), where she led the Power Africa Senior Advisors Group (SAG) programme in Nigeria. Yomi served as a legal and regulatory consultant with Adam Smith International under their donor funded Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility programme. She was the Restructuring and Petroleum Industry Bill Sector Lead under the Oxford Policy Management Facility for Oil Sector Transparency programme, a donor funded technical assistance programme. As a pioneer staff of the Legal and Licensing Department at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Yomi was directly involved in the development of key Industry Regulations on Licensing and Compliance. She developed licence Terms and Conditions for Power Utilities and advised on policy and regulatory changes to support resolution of various policy and regulatory issues. Yomi was also a member of the Electric Power Sector Reform Team at the Bureau of Public Enterprises where she provided policy and legal advice on sector reform initiatives.