Ade Adeniji is a certified Coach, Group Facilitator, Organisational Consultant, Spiritual Counsellor & Interfaith Minister. He is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator, a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The process explores topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness. The primary focus is on developing shame resilience skills and developing daily practices that transform the way we live, love, parent, and lead.
He is Co-Founder of The Quest for Gay Men C.I.C, a UK-based social enterprise that delivers personal development programs and events aimed at transforming the relationships gay men have with themselves, others and the world they inhabit. Ade is co-author and contributor to the book "Love Me As I Am: gay men reflect on their lives", published by The Quest. He is also contributor to the anthologies “Black and Gay in the U.K. and “BLESSED BODY: The Secret Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Nigerians”.
Ade has over 20 years experience in human resources and personal development, spanning the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. He was Human Resources Director with Liberty Global Europe, a digital media company, with responsibility for the UK, Netherlands, Spain and Central Europe. Prior to that, he was Head of Human Resources with Guardian News and Media Ltd. He held other HR roles with ITV, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Cabinet Office and the Government Legal Service.
As a practitioner Ade adopts a holistic approach in all aspects of his work, this involves working with individuals, teams and organisations to reveal the unconscious, discover possibilities and cultivate conscious choices.
Ade divides his time between London (UK) and Amsterdam (Netherlands).