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affable (adj) friendly and affectionate; easily approachable.
A person who is friendly and in whose presence we feel quite comfortable, is affable. An affable person is easy to talk to, as they make you feel quite comfortable and are informal.
- It was surprising to find a man in such a high position as a board chairman so affable, and as a result, so good at human relations.
- In spite of being very affable, he can be firm when firmness is required, and this makes him competent as a manager.