Executive Team

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Dr Monica Alabi


MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH Pg Cert Med Ed
She has practised medicine for 15yrs since qualifying as a doctor at the University of Lagos. She has practised in various capacities, starting with hospital medicine and then on to primary care.

Dr Alabi has been in healthcare leadership through her training days. In the last 5years. She was Vice Chair of the Clinical Commissioning Group until October 2015.She was Clinical Director for Maternity, Children and Families until March 31st 2016.

She has a Post graduate certification in Medical Education and enjoys teaching and training Health personnel.
She has been involved in hospital reviews and reorganisations to help deliver better quality and more effective outcomes for patients.

She remains firmly committed to helping the NHS and other Health organisations deliver the best, evidence based and equitable healthcare.

She also supports the commissioning of Healthcare in Africa. With the increasing trend of Health tourism outside the continent, Dr Alabi is working in collaboration with partners to help Health systems improve care provided to their patients and making Africa a world class Health destination.

Dr Alabi still practises medicine part-time on the NHS and also takes on a very small number of private clients.
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Professor Franklyn LISK

Chairman – Professor Franklyn LISK


Franklyn Lisk, an Economist with 45 years of academic and policy experience, is currently Professorial Research Fellow at Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick, UK, where he specialises in the international political economy of African development and is also the ‘Africa Lead’ for the university’s Global Research Priority Programme on International Development.

Outside Warwick, Professor Lisk acts as Special Adviser on Policy to former President of Nigeria, H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, and is a Senior Associate of the Center for Research on Political Economy (CREPOL) which is based in Dakar, Senegal. He is also an honorary visiting Professor in Health Economics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.

In addition, he regularly provides technical advice on development strategy and policy issues to various UN development organisations, multilateral and national and donor agencies, and African regional institutions and governments. Before joining Warwick University in 2006, he was at Stellenbosch University in South Africa for a year as a visiting professor, and prior to that spent three decades with the Geneva-based International Labour Organisation (ILO) where held key positions including Senior Economist, Regional Adviser on Employment Planning and Policy for the Caribbean, Deputy Regional Director for Africa, Director of ILO Liaison Office in New York and Special Representative to the UN and the Bretton Woods institutions, and founding Director of the ILO Global Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work.

He has published widely on national and international development and globalisation policy issues including global health governance and health sector development, employment promotion and labour market policies, poverty reduction and sustainable development strategies, China-Africa relations, natural resources management and climate change. He holds a PhD in Economics and West African Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he also lectured in development economics in the early 1970s.


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Research Lead – Charles Egwuba (BSc MSc FRSPH MNIM)


Charles Egwuba is a Public Health Professional whose passion for health and development has guided his work antecedents from his early age. After his first degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), he moved to the UK to gain his Masters Degree in Public Health after few years of working as a Business Development Manager in Abuja, Nigeria.

At an early age of 19 Charles worked as a programme coordinator of USAID/FHI funded project on HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in Lagos Nigeria between 2002-2004. He also served as a one time community development project officer with the British Council in Nigeria between 2007-2008. While in the UK Charles initiated and headed the West Drayton UNICEF Group in aid of UNICEF UK where he led several campaigns for UNICEF, helping to raise funds for underprivileged children around the world. He also initiated and was later elected President of UNICEF Campus Society at the University of Bedfordshire, UK. Due to his passion for health and community development, he went on to work pro bono for the British Redcross Refugee and Asylum Centre, Luton UK as a Child and Adult Caseworker for refugee and asylum seekers in the UK. Charles also volunteered for the Luton Borough Council in Bedfordshire UK, where he served as a Public Health Community Champion, working both as a public health researcher and a community engagement volunteer.

Charles is currently studying for his Doctorate in New Zealand.

Charles is extremely hard working and reliable, thinks critically, passionate about public health and clearly committed to continuous learning. He currently is a PhD candidate in Health Science at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and takes a distance learning course in Nutrition Consultancy from the UK.

Charles is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health UK, a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, a Peace Ambassador, a Social Entrepreneur and a proud recipient of many local and international awards. He currently works as a Research Team Member at Monica Alabi Healthcare Consultancy UK while earning his Doctorate in New Zealand.