Ifayomi is an active member of the Afrikan community in Nottingham and is involved in a number of community groups, most notably: Nubian Link a community education group, ABDF Ltd (formerly Afrikan Business Development Fund) a community economic development company which he conceived and co-founded, Vice-Chair and co-founder of the Nottingham Black Families in Education Parent Support Group which provides educational advocacy and support.
In 1998 he helped found Brother II Brother, an Afrikan men’s group delivering rites of passage programmes which came to the end of its lifecycle in May 2008. He also helped to create the Empower Group, a support group for Afrikans working in mentoring, which over time has transformed to become a group of friends who support each other on their life journeys.
He has worked in a variety of roles in the Midlands, including running his own recruitment consultancy business, working in prisons and with ex-offenders as an Employment/Training Adviser, working as a Training & Development Manager, Community Safety Consultant and in his final job as the Deputy Chief Executive of a multi-million pound neighbourhood regeneration programme where he had overall responsibility for project delivery, partnership working and Human Resource issues.
In February 2006, Ifayomi completed the circle and returned to self-employment and he now works as a writer as well as operating his own consultancy firm.