David Akinsaya

Broadcaster and journalist

David grew up in care and spent time in prison but credits his social worker for giving him the determination to turn his life around at the age of 19. He got involved in voluntary work and is passionate about adoption and fostering, and acts as a mentor/respite foster carer for many children and young people in care.

He has worked in the media for more than 20 years presenting and making documentaries and current affairs programmes for radio and TV all over the world. In 2009 he presented the award-winning TV series Find Me A Family for Channel 4 where prospective adopters took part in a pioneering projects to find homes for children left in the care system.

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