Claudine Adeyemi | Founder & CEO at Career Ear

Claudine AdeyemiClaudine Adeyemi is a multi-award winning lawyer and social entrepreneur. She read law at University College London and went on to practice law at Mishcon de Reya where she was an Associate specialising in Real Estate Litigation. In 2014, Claudine founded The Student Development Co. (The SDC), a non-profit organisation providing career-related support to young people from less privileged backgrounds. The SDC supported over 1000 young people.

Claudine then founded a company called CareerEar, a site empowering people to make informed career choices. The platform features the UK’s first Q&A careers advice service allowing career-seekers (first time or career changers) to ask career-related questions to industry professionals directly. CareerEar, recognised in the Social Entrepreneur Index 2020 for the second year in a row, is also on a mission to help people to discover career paths and upskill with the support of Nesta and The Dept for Education. Claudine is particularly keen to ensure that people are prepared for the future of work. Claudine now runs CareerEar part-time and is part-time in-house counsel for an AgTech startup called Wefarm.

Claudine is also a board member of the Employers’ Network for Equality, and Inclusion (enei), advisory board member for upReach and a Global Shaper (an initiative set up by the World Economic Forum). Claudine has been recognised as a Rising Star in the We Are The City Awards (2016), Future Powerlist (2017), Brummell Magazine’s 30 Ones to Watch (2018) and in May 2018, Claudine was listed as the EMpower #1 Future Leader as presented by the Financial Times.

Claudine enjoys swimming, travelling and cooking (or more so eating) and is an avid Arsenal FC fan.

Twitter: @ClaudineAdeyemi