Dr. Gbeminiyi Onabanjo
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Dr. Gbeminiyi graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with an MBChB degree and is an alumnus of the Imperial College Business School, London where he studied for an MSc in International Health Management and was the founding president of the Imperial College Nigeria Society. He also has a Certificate in Media Enterprise from the School of Media and Communication, Pan-African University, Lagos.
Gbeminiyi is committed to universal and equity in access to healthcare and has been the Director of Health programmes for Rights Monitoring Group – a coalition of Civil Society Organisations committed to democracy and good governance – since 2008. He has attended many health conferences globally and has been a returning attendee at the biannual Civil Society Policy Forum sessions of the World Bank Group/IMF Board of Governors meetings since 2013 where he has chaired a number of Civil Society Policy forum sessions relating to healthcare and sustainable development.
He presently practises at the Surgical Department of Queens Hospital, Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Romford, Essex, UK.
Ms. Keou Kadji
Keou Kadji graduated with a BA (Hons) in Finance with Business Management from Southampton Solent University and an MSc in International Health Management from Imperial College Business School, London.
Keou’s fit into a social enterprise like Mitera Health comes naturally as she has keen interest in charitable and voluntary activities for which she has been involved in several organizations across the globe. Originally from Cameroon, she moved to the United Kingdom after obtaining her French Baccalaureate. She then had the opportunity to move to Beijing, China immediately after graduating from Imperial College where she lived for a year and worked for a renowned international hospital.
Her previous work experience in the health care and financial sectors spans Cameroon, the United Kingdom and China. Keou speaks English and French fluently and is intermediate in Mandarin.
She is currently studying towards a Phd in Management with her thesis focusing on m-health solutions for African women, at HEC Lausanne, Switzerland.
HEAD OF BUSINESS STRATEGY
Daniel is a French-Cameroonian citizen living in London. He grew up in Yaounde and went on to study engineering at l’Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and received an MSc at the University of California Berkeley.
He has occupied various senior management roles during his career in the financial services sector, including Chief Investment, Head of Business Strategy and Chief Operating Officer Officer for a significant international asset management company with assets under management in excess of $500bn. After 20 years in investment management, he started Bwamanga Sustainable Investments Advisors, an advisory boutique involved in the development of businesses in West Africa with a focus on Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Senegal. The company has a focus on Sustainable Agriculture, Financial Services, Energy and Healthcare, four of the areas with the strongest expected growth over the next 5 to 10 years.
Daniel is a non-executive Director of AXA Cameroon. He was invited to the Board of International House at UC Berkeley in 2013. Daniel was awarded the Alumnus of the Year of International House at the University of California Berkeley for his efforts to address food security and unemployment issues in Northern Nigeria and where he has set-up a nascent farming business.
DIRECTOR OF IT
Mr. Abiodun graduated with Honours from DeVry Institute of Technology in Woodbridge, New Jersey, and DeVry University, Orlando, Florida with an AAS in Computer Information Systems and a BSc in Telecommunications Management. He also obtained a Project Management Certificate from University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
He is a co-founder of CISU, Inc, where he is the Executive VP, Global Technology and Lead consultant for all Analysis, Optimization, and Implementation of end-to-end multimedia NGN Networks. Mr. Abiodun has held Engineering, Advisory, Sales and Management positions, with Kean, Inc, Mobile Media Communications, Citicorp, Racal-Datacom Inc., Lucent Technologies, Nortel Networks, Syniverse Technologies, Acme Packet, K-net and Aicent.
While in his tenure with each company Mr. Abiodun has amassed an extensive background in many aspects of systems networks, sales and project management within the data, voice, and video segment of the telecommunications industry. He has functioned at managerial capacities in areas such as IP Interoperability, development of deployment plans including IP network design, SIP, DIAMETER and, ENUM call flows using SBC and Diameter Proxy in an LTE simulated environment, and primary interface with various working groups within GSMA IPX related activities
He is responsible for the global design and implementation of Syniverse IPX (IP PACKET EXCHANGE), a GSMA initiative for global NGN with end-to-end QoS for Fixed-Mobile convergence and interconnect amongst MNOs, FNOs, ASPs, CSPs, and ISPSs, and Network Technology.
Mr. Abiodun has a wealth of experience and a solid understanding of NGN wireline/wireless networks’ solution and the telecoms market terrain in West Africa coupled with strategic executive relationship required in identifying, working, and closing deals. As a Director of Global Technology at KNET Ltd, Ghana, Mr. Abiodun was instrumental in the first deployment of a functional rural mobile telephony solution in Ghana.
DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT
Adedotun began his professional career in the UK Public Sector as a Trainee Management Accountant with the National Health Service. After this, he moved into the Commerce and Industry Sector notably holding various positions in accounting and finance with a range of companies including Gillette, Barclays Bank, Woolworths, General Electric (GE) and MBNA Europe. At the end of his time at MBNA, he went down the entrepreneurial route and was notably instrumental in the development of the Sowatin Consulting Group where he was an Equity Partner (having been primarily responsible for Business Development).
In June 2015, he returned to the employment path and has worked in a number of accounting, finance and programme/project management (finance advisory and control) roles notably as Investment Programme Controller for Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organization Limited in London. He also works with a range of small to medium sized Certified Booking and Chartered Accountancy practices as a freelance provider of bookkeeping and accountancy services for primarily small scale businesses in the UK. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic History, and he is an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers amongst other qualifications. He also serves as non-executive director for a number of companies in both the UK and Nigeria, notably as director of a UK based Family Office, Yela Limited.