About Tope

Babatope Joel James, widely known as Tope Jay is an author, speaker, trainer, inspiring songwriter and worship leader who hails from Lagos State in Nigeria. He is the second of five children born to the family of Mr. & Mrs James. He studied Physics at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

Tope engages as a marketing and advertising consultant. His clients, amongs many are: PWAN Group, Sayaveth Hotel & Apartment, BP Solutions Africa, Niger Rocks Ltd and AU-TECH Nigeria Ltd. He is currently the head of the management team of Eikonsolutions Limited, a brand development company based in Lagos, Nigeria.

He has worked in the Communications Department of GTBank Asset Management. He has also served as the Head of the Creative Department in Whitedove Publicity Limited–a Brand Consulting firm in Lagos. He is an Alumnus of the School of Media and Communication (SMC) of the Pan-Atlantic University.

“It’s rare to find a combination of diversity, integrity, expertise, and reliability in one professional. Tope Jay embodies all of these effortlessly. He makes it easy for me to recommend him without hesitation.”

Segun Shogbanmu

Segun Shogbanmu

“The creative and innovative way he delivers training is probably Tope James’ most outstanding quality. His audience can testify that he has the unique ability to arouse a strong desire to look inward and start a personal improvement journey.”

Yvonne Ebbi

Yvonne Ebbi

Senior Consultant, The Etiquette Place.

Tope comes across not just as a multi-talented and distinctive young man, but as a charming fellow, you would love to meet. His ability to carry on insightful conversation stands him out among equals.
His latest book titled, “Inspiring WOW (Words Of Wisdom)” is a must-have. The book captures motivational, educative and inspiring writings that will put you on the edge of your seat.

Marc Austine

Marc Austine

Chairman, PWAN HOMES LTD

“Having Tope Jay handle a session at Speak Your Way to the Spotlight showed his excellent facilitation skills and versatility while training. The subject matter he taught was made very relatable to the audience while showing depth and expertise. I would heartily recommend him for facilitation at training and workshops.”

Sharon-Ann Alofokhai

Sharon-Ann Alofokhai

Dean, The Elocution, Etiquette and Ethics Academy.
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