Tokunbo Ajasa-Oluwa

Tokunbo is a seasoned social entrepreneur and senior leader with a track record of successfully devising and executing innovative social impact concepts, particularly within the media, digital and youth development sectors. He possesses a unique combination of creative entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to secure stakeholder engagement and to drive, manage and nurture a national staff-team.


Tokunbo is the current Chief Executive of Career Ready, a UK wide social mobility charity that links employers with schools and colleges to open up the world of work for young people aged 11-18.


Tokunbo is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and was a Cabinet Office appointed Social Enterprise Ambassador for three years. In addition in 1999 Tokunbo was co-founder of the ORIGIN rites of passage programme for young men of African-Caribbean descent.


Tokunbo is a member of the Programme Development Group and the Access Legacy Group.