J.K. Shinkaiye holds a B.Sc. in Sociology from the University of Lagos. He has attended several workshops, seminars and short training programmes as both participant and resource person.
He has over three decades work experience in the public sector, serving in different roles, including Nigeria High Commissioner, London and Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
He has also served in different committees as Chairman, Administrative, Budgetary and Financial Committee and Member of the Group that drafted OAU’s response to unconstitutional change of Governments in Africa.