Taiwo Judah-Ajayi, Senior HR Executive - Total Ascent

Taiwo currently leads people and growth at Total Ascent, a Talent Optimization Tech company that empowers Professionals, Corporate Organizations and Institutions with the skills, tools and insights required to achieve their goals.


Taiwo has over 15 years of experience supporting organizations in various sectors including Technology, Media, Banking, Financial Services and Consulting sectors.


She kicked off her career as an HR Officer at UBA Capital and then as a Consultant at Accenture. Afterwards, she moved to Capital Partners where became Head, Business & HR Advisory. She later joined Andela as the Deputy Director of Operations. Before being twice promoted to the role of the Director of People and then, Senior Director of People.


As the Senior Director of People, Taiwo had oversight over the Human Resources functions in Andela's Africa offices (Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda and Egypt) and was a member of the Global People Leadership Team.