Dele Meiji is an experienced communications and research professional. From 2006 – 2012, he was a communications executive for Pearson PLC, within the organisation’s diversity & inclusion team. Since 2012 he has served as communications lead for the Royal African Society. He has also undertaken research and communications work with a variety of other organisations including The British Council, African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), and Cassava Republic. He is currently Director of Research and Knowledge Management at The Initiative for Equal Rights based in Lagos, Nigeria.