• James Adeleke

    Founder & CEO at Generation Success
    ○ GRADUATED WITH A 2:1 LLB LAW DEGREE FROM BPP UNIVERSITY
    ○ FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS
    ○ ENTREPRENEUR OF EXCELLENCE AWARD, NATIONAL DIVERSITY AWARDS 2022
    ○ ONES TO WATCH, SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR INDEX 2022
    ○ ​ACCELERATE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR, EY SOCIAL IMPACT AWARDS 2021
    ○ ALUMNI, EUROPEAN SOCIAL INNOVATION COMPETITION 2021
    ○ FINALIST, THIS IS US DIVERSITY IMPACT BUSINESS AWARDS 2023​
    ○ FINALIST, SEUK SOCIAL ENTERPRISE BUILDING DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, EQUITY & JUSTICE AWARD 2022
    ○ FINALIST, THE DIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARD IN THE SCALE-UP AWARDS 2022
    ○ OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AS A SPEAKER, TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2021

In the past years, James worked with top employers to establish more than 125 new jobs aimed at minority youth with a combined salary of £1.2M. As an organisation, we have supported more than 10,000 young people with mentoring, training, learning and networking programmes. 

I'm James Adeleke...

"I'm James Adeleke and my area of expertise is social mobility and on removing the different social mobility factors that impact under represented groups at different stages of their careers. I founded Generation Success which now has a network of more than 10,000 young people and partnered with more than 70 employers.

My vision is to empower the young generation to excel and create a network that advances social mobility by empowering people of diversity to reach their career aspirations. I aim to achieve these goals by making it easier for businesses and people of diversity to connect, thus creating equal access to more opportunities and building a fairer world for everyone. 

I am passionate about creating a world where we all have equal access and equal opportunities to achieve our career aspirations, improve wellbeing for people from disadvantaged backgrounds and to build a country that is fair for all. 

I wanted to be part of the change rather than the noise. As a young man with dyslexia and dyspraxia from a single-parent household from South London, I have spent the last 10 years navigating the social enterprise space, to become a respected figure in social mobility and employability. 

The legacy that I’m building is not just impacting one’s life but it's having a butterfly effect on those who they know today and will meet tomorrow. I can't wait to see where the journey will take them to and celebrate their success every step of the way."
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