Daniel Akinjise is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management with over four years work experience in Human Resources and Administration that cuts across several sectors which includes the nonprofit, retail and FMCG. He currently works with the HR and Admin team of Nitro121, a leading advertising firm in West Africa.
He’s a young active citizen who was awarded the "Thumb Award" in 2018 by Enough is Enough Nigeria for his commitment in ensuring youth participation in governance in Nigeria. In 2019, he was nominated for the MAATHAI IMPACT AWARD, served as a consultant on youth and peacebuilding for Peace Direct and United Networks of Young (UNOY) Peace-builders and selected as a delegate to attend the World Youth Forum in Egypt. In 2020, he represented Nigeria at the West Africa Youth Internet Governance Forum, Sierra Leone.
His experience working with youth-led nonprofits has helped him acquire skills in graphic design, project management, photography, and talent management. He’s the founder of TAD Initiative, (a youth led platform focused on climate actions and environmental sustainability), and Empowered Youth, (an Initiative that helps young people acquire skills through mentorship and peer learning)