Ade has spent the last 35 years working as a management consultant in the UK, focusing on enterprise support, regeneration, community engagement and development, and employment development strategies. He has designed, developed and delivered training programmes on business, community management and employment skills and undertaken policy research to inform decisions on the (BAME) black and minority ethnic and other disadvantaged communities. He has consulted for many community organisations, implemented capacity building programmes and explored strategies for building community cohesiveness and integration.
He combines his work as a management consultant with a lot of activism in community and grassroots organisations. He is also involved in the cultural, political, social and economic advancement of the African heritage community in the UK
His background qualifications are in management. He holds a Bsc Administration degree in Management from the University of Ghana (1971) and an MBA from Manchester Business School (1982)
Ade writes on a variety of cultural and diversity issues in the community and he is a powerful and insightful speaker at conferences and seminars