Jesse Adeniji

Local Researcher

Area: Africa

Jesse is an expert in innovation-management research and is our Regional Lead for Africa.

With extensive knowledge in innovation-management tools such as design-thinking, service and experience design, trends-mapping and strategic foresight, he guides clients to navigate the complexities of engaging in modern-day business. Jesse is a contributor at innovation summits and has worked in advertising worldwide. Climate change is of particular interest to him; he believes that people need to adapt to live harmoniously with natural systems, or that those systems will impose a reset. He feels that diverse groups and organisations can work together to evolve the ways that we live and engage in business in order to sustain our natural environments.

Jesse has an MA qualification in Innovation Management at Central Saint Martins. He has lived in Nigeria and is currently based in the UK. He speaks English and Yoruba.

Read Jesse’s talk about resilience and enterprise in African businesses.