Dr. Adebayo Fayoyin is an expert in advocacy, external relations and social and behaviour change communication with over 20 years field experience in various development agencies including USAID, UNICEF and UNFPA. He currently serves as the regional communications adviser for UNFPA East and southern Africa providing strategic oversight and technical assistance for 23 countries in the region. He has also held various full time and honorary faculty positions in communication institutions in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. His current areas of research are advocacy and social development, strategic communication and impact of new media on oramedia. He has published at least 10 book chapters/journal articles. His papers have been published in Journal of Development and Communication Studies, Asian Pacific Journal of Research, Journal of Social Studies, and Journal of Communication.