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7 Questions on Leadership with Aquayemi-Claude Garnett Akinsanya

Name: Aquayemi-Claude Garnett Akinsanya

Title: CEO & Founder, Social Entrepreneur, Influencer / Content Creator, Young Leader, Author, Activist / Campaigner and Philanthropist

Organisation: GCBR and TCSL Campaign, 'Garnetts Clothing Brand & Range and The Claudes SEN Law Campaign

Aquayemi-Claude Garnett Akinsanya has founded GCBR and TCSL Campaign. Who is masterly keynote speaker and public speaker. On the harnessing of creativity, storytelling, personal branding, leadership and innovation within workplace or society environment.

With value of people and communities. Alongside the importance mental wellbeing while being authentic in successful relationships while building yourself and others to identify your signature uniqueness.

Aquayemi-Claude Campaigning journey, is currently addressing to, make acknowledgement in the key action of requiring change in legislation, Systematic Change and for Equity within society.

In result for Equity / DEI, "Diversity Equity Inclusion," with Equal opportunities for all. Aquayemi-Claude brought his International Sustainable Clothing Brand. Which was founded back in April 2017. To then join in collaboration with his Campaign, "The Claudes SEN Law." Which was created back in 2015. Aquayemi-Claude then relaunched, "Garnetts Clothing Brand & Range and The Claudes SEN Law Campaign," in 2020. Which had it's first live debut on national media. To then late gain International media interest in 2023.

Since then Aquayemi-Claude has continued the Campaign while gaining healthy increases upscaling growth for campaign and nonprofit brand. How's built other projects, innovation initiatives such as Safe Space Tuesday, Aquayemi-Claude's Top Three LinkedIn Newsletters, Podcast Zone Day, Action Zone Day, The Claudes SEN Law Campaign Podcast, Twitter LinkedIn Poll Day, recently Threads Poll Day and other projects which have been innovated.

Aquayemi-Claude is a bestseller author for one of his five self published, "The Truth Behind," biographies which give evidence of his own Campaigner and Social Entrepreneur journey to date. Aquayemi-Claude has recently published E-Book call "Nonprofit Leaders Guide."

Aquayemi-Claude has Identify tips guidance the key element of an individuals ability to self discovery of their signature uniqueness. While being able to change the narrative of society for the better good for others out of personal, society, systematic, judgemental non open outlook and challenges of our modern world.

Aquayemi-Claude has done number of actions, increased knowledge and volunteering roles within Mental Health, Climate Change, High level Spaces, Entrepreneurial / Caching Spaces, while also having time of experiences in the content creating spaces as well.

Aquayemi-Claude has been mentored by world class fellow entrepreneurs. While having the ability to offer his mentoring skills and abilities to other fellow emerging generation of entrepreneurs.

Aquayemi-Claude is well rounded highly experienced QCT Network Young Leader, International Youth Delegate, Charity Ambassador, Advisor, Young Trustee, Y7 Member who has previously participated at previous Y7, G7 and G20 summits. Aquayemi-Claude has been a Director For The Women and Reduced Equalities Committee with YSDC.

Aquayemi-Claude has been active Climate Change participation at number of COP Climate Summits. While Aquayemi-Claude has been active Keynote and Public Speaker at a number of online events to media, television and radio.

Aquayemi-Claude is actively a Country & Regional Representative for Young Person with Disabilities. Aquayemi-Claude has a track record of being a beneficial fundraiser and Philanthropist for other NGO's. Which have in the same field of interest of Aquayemi-Claude's Campaign for Special Educational Needs, Neurodiversity, Mental Health and DEI / Equity space.

Aquayemi-Claude is a multi skilled unquestionably with Neurodiversity

Dyslexic Thinking mindset a leading authority in his field with the best of his abilities, while having complex needs who is requiring an equityable for all without ridiculed judgement.

Aquayemi-Claude has the ability to transmit, educate others with the art of storytelling with creative approach. While the ability to question unanswered questions with solutions based logistic solutions.

While taking in mind of the political and society outlook of thinking out of the box, to others with immense clarity, his keynote talks and interactive masterclasses are engaging and deeply motivating with self discovery from a different thought process, with visual inclusive elements.

Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!

I hope Aquayemi-Claude's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!


Jonno White

1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?

The Systematic Changes, of World Leaders. Who believe the outlook which they have for their citizens. Is the best solution to the range of issues which Citizens are facing. Which is not always the case in many personal circumstances.

The art of Human discussion while being authentic with the approach of Leadership is key for any role which involves of individuals lives and circumstances in one individuals hands.

2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?

I became a leader with the personal circumstances which I've faced. One day I decided that the neglect and challenges. Which Citizens and my community have been facing need to be addressed with the powerful simple tool of Campaigning and Active Activism.

In my personal circumstances, I could not face anymore misjudgment, neglect and injustice. Towards to the Neurodiversity, Individuals with Hidden & Visable Disabilities and the LGBTQIA communities. Investment and accountability is well over due to be exucted and delivered with action.

The healing process has been put on hold for millions of Citizens livelihoods. #LetsChangeTheNarrative I believe we all have #signatureuniqueness which is required to be respected and given equal opportunities without judgement. 'Be You Be Who You Are, with no Judgement.' It's time for Systematic Change with a wave of investment for the Creative Arts, sports and Domestic Affairs.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

To be honest I've do not have a structure. My schedule is not have been structured. In result of being denied and neglected an Quality Education since 2017. Which this September would be seven years of lost Lost Special Educational Needs delivery in Quality Education in result of Systematic Challenges, with the misconduct of a unlawful local authority.

Who were barred from my previous Tribunal hearing in result to short falling to follow Duty of Candor and the SEND Education Golden Thread. While being neglected years of support from my Disability, "Independence Payment Living Allowance," which was known DLA Disability Living Allowance.

While be discriminated with my driving licence in result to not having my UK Blue Badge. The British Constitution System has short fall Myself and millions of Black communities unfortunately. This is where my Campaign comes into Change the Narrative for Equity within society.

4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?

To always ask the different questions to your inner self. To enable the Masterclass element to self discover your Business Social impact goals.

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

I would have to say the book which has profound impact on me is: "The Truth Behind." Books.

Title: Accountability

I also believe that the book show elements of where Leaders and individuals could hold themselves more accountable in life in a whole element. To be honest with positive social impact on the world.

6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?

To not let anyone tell you different of being able to discover your inner signature uniqueness. With amount of gratitude too having Human touch of gratefulness.

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?

The moment that individuals took the moment to listen in the ability to spotlight our mission and soical impact.

I'm massively grateful to all the individuals and communities who have along the journey of, "GCBR and TCSL Campaign." While we continue the social impact call for Equity and reform in British SEND Education, Work Environment and Society.

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