Opayemi's role as the leading force behind Chain Reactions Africa involves providing overall leadership in strategy development, issues and crises advisory, government relations, and partnership building for their key clients. His expertise is sought after by prominent public sector figures, including the former Governor of Lagos State and Nigeria's current Minister for Works & Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), the current Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, and CEOs and C-Suite Leadership across numerous sectors, such as Dubai Tourism, GE, FBN Holdings, Polaris Bank, Lafarge Africa, 9mobile, and Facebook.
Opayemi's proficiency extends beyond strategic leadership, as he is also a skilled storyteller, adept at overseeing overarching narrative development for brands. With his background in copywriting, radio, television, and documentary production, he brings a unique creative flair to the table. This holistic approach ensures that Chain Reactions Africa's clients receive not only impactful PR strategies but also compelling storytelling that resonates with their target audiences.
With an unrivaled career spanning 26 years in both the public and private sectors, Opayemi has cultivated an extensive network of influence within the government and regulatory affairs spheres in Nigeria. This network serves as the foundation for Chain Reactions Africa's exceptional public affairs practice, distinguishing it as one of the premier PR firms in the country.
Israel Jaiye Opayemi and his team at Chain Reactions Africa have successfully carved a niche for themselves in the PR and reputation management industry by providing unparalleled strategic leadership, creative expertise, and leveraging a vast network of government and regulatory connections. This recognition as the Outstanding PR Personality of the Year by MarketingEdge solidifies Opayemi's position as a trailblazer and sets a benchmark for excellence in the field. As they continue their journey, one can only anticipate even greater achievements from Opayemi and Chain Reactions Africa in reshaping Africa's PR landscape.