Ade was born in Switzerland, where his father worked in the Foreign Service and his mother finished medical studies. He is the President of the Municipal Taxpayer Advocacy Group and Co Chair of the Waterfront Ottawa Campaign. He previously served on the Ontario PC Party Health PAC, as Policy Director for the Riding Association, VP Central Park Community Association, Central Park Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator, City of Ottawa Community Budget Advisory Team, Volunteer Team Leader for FestivARTS 2005, he also volunteers at his local Church and other community groups.
Ade’s undergraduate studies were in mechanical engineering and he has earned a Masters in Business Management. His areas of expertise are financial management and public policy.
Currently, he is the CEO of North American Strategy Inc., a management consulting company. He is also President of Olumide Developments, a real estate management company. He worked at Toyota as a planning manager and as a project manager for Celestica. Some projects managed by Ade include the development of a monthly budgeting process for a $4 Billion manufacturing corporation. His work in management consulting has taken him all over North America, Europe and Africa.
Ade believes that Canada is a great nation and that everyone can participate in making his or her country and community a better place to live.