Chief of Staff
House of Lords
Dayo works as a chief of staff in the House of Lords (UK government), providing political, diplomatic and strategic insight to Crossbench Peers. Dayo is also part of the UNESCO Human Rights Global Integration forum alumni and leadership program, having served on the UNESCO board and having published articles on human rights, sports for development and eradicating poverty.
Dayo Okewale is also the Founder and Managing Director of Who’s Got Game Basketball, the organisation specialises in using sport as a tool for social change and development. Former professional basketball player, Dayo believes sport is an underused medium for teaching and instilling life and social skills, he is passionate about promoting the use of sport as a tool for education and change.
Dayo is also an international sports trainer and qualified basketball coach having worked with the International Sports and Culture Association and hosting international sports training projects for the British Council and EU.
Dayo Okewale comes from a background Pro basketball, having played nationally, and internationally with experience totalling over 18 years, and basketball coaching experience of 10 years, a level 3 qualified basketball coach, an international sports trainer with experience working Globally with different cultures. He has a Business BA Honours Degree and great leadership experience. Having established Who’s Got Game in 2008 it has grown to a highly successful company working with an extensive list of corporate organisations, athletes and non-athlete clients. He previously has experience in business operation roles and experience with a top finance company. Dayo also has over 5 years experience in the financial services sector.
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