Expert Arbitrator
Ekendayo Akande

Ekundayo Akande is an International Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Since qualifying in 2018, she has delivered 20 binding awards under the ABTA travel scheme, including the issuance of Directions requesting further evidence and information. 

Ekundayo holds degrees an LL.B in Law, an MA in international and Comparative Business Law, an MBA in project Management and Consultancy and an Diploma in International Arbitration.  In 2021, during lockdown, Ekundayo qualified as Civil Mediation Council Accredited Mediator with the Civil Mediation Council.

Ekundayo has over 20 years’ experience in commercial contracts, working with regulatory bodies, infrastructure holders, Train and Operators, Airlines and other bodies within the Transport industry. Her expertise extends to Contracts Compliance, Industry Consultation and Stakeholder development and management. 

Ekundayo currently works for Transport for London within the Bus Operations Directorate as a Contracts Compliance Manager managing TFL’s contract with London Bus Operators.