Abiye has professional I.T. experience that spans over 25 years. He is currently the Group CIO for Access Bank Plc. He previously was the Head of I.T Services and the Chief Information Officer for the Diamond Bank Group for over 6 years, In this capacity he was responsible for providing the technology and leadership required to create and sustain the Group’s competitive advantage and ensure regulatory compliance. 
Prior to joining Diamond Bank he was an Independent IT consultant for 5 years with clients that include: Barclays UK where he was the country Programme Manager for Mauritius on the African re-platforming project. His other key clients include: Microsoft, Transcorp and United Bank for Africa. 
Abiye also worked for the Lagos Office of Accenture for circa 5 years, where he was a member of the Financial Services Executive Management Team. During his tenure, he successfully delivered various value adding solutions to leading organisations.  
He acquired some of his experience working with Interactive Business Services, Michigan, USA as an Infrastructure Lead and for Reuters U.K – City South/Product Management London, Digital Equipment Corporation Newbry, UK and Dow Corning amongst others for a 7 year period. Abiye has a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Port Harcourt, an M.Sc. in Information Technology from University Of London’s Queen Mary Westfield College.