A native of Nigeria, Ade holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to joining MI, he worked for Action Health Incorporated, a Nigeria-based nonprofit organization with a mission to improve youth health and development. He also interned with Europe’s Forum on International Cooperation, a Dutch nonprofit organization working to improve civil society participation in Europe’s international development cooperation efforts. Ade’s master’s research focused on Europe’s international cooperation, and recommended strategies the European Union could adopt to make development cooperation more equitable and impactful for developing countries. He was named an “Online Volunteer of the Year” by United Nations Volunteers for his work with HORIZON International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering solutions to problems in the areas of health, environment, development and population. Ade is responsible for the coordination of Millennium Institute’s activities on the CCGA project.