is a non-Executive Director of the company. He is a graduate of the University of Ife wherehe bagged B.A. (Literature in English) and the University of Lagos where he obtained M.Sc. in Mass Communication.
His working career spans from the Western Nigerian Broadcasting Service (WNBS) to Indigo Magazine and then to Drum Publications where he rose to become an Editor. He was also a columnist with both Drum and Trust Magazines between 1975 and 1984. He joined West African Book Publishers Ltd (WABP) in 1984 on the editorial team of Monthly Life magazine and later became the Editor-in-Chief and a director of the company. He has served as a member of the Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, between 2006 and 2010, and a Director of OAU Investment Company Ltd.
He is a former Chairman of the Joint Council/Senate Committee on Senior Staff Discipline of Obafemi Awolowo University and a former worldwide president of the institution’s Alumni. He was appointed to the Board of Academy Press on April 29, 2013. Mr. Olaoye is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and a Fellow of the African Public Relations Association (APRA). He is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Diametrics Limited, Abuja.