Grace Adelakun

Head of People and Culture

As a HR Practitioner, Grace’s experience spans across both private and third sector organisations. Most recently as the People Lead for 16+ country projects across Africa for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.

Grace has previously worked for the likes of Pearson, supporting the organisation in a Business Partner capacity as well as for Save the Children and has a background in HR Consultancy. She has led large complex projects and worked with business leaders to develop teams, individuals and build their cultures -across a wide spectrum of industries (international development, publishing, education, sport) both in the UK and internationally.

Alongside her work in HR, Grace is an Executive Coach, an accredited practitioner of Insights Discovery and a qualified Mental Health First Aider- and is extremely passionate about Wellbeing and seeing people ‘thriving’ at work. As an advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Grace is keen to see individual differences being both recognised and celebrated within the workplace.

Outside of work Grace loves live music, travelling and is both involved in and supports several charities that are committed to making positive change within communities.