The Board of Directors is made up of a ten-man (10) representative committee of technocrats (local and international) of various callings; including the healthcare profession, marketing & advertising, the legal profession, human resources, information technology, and, banking & finance. It is Chaired by a Highly Cerebral Technocrat and Beaurocrat of repute and integrity; one who is well versed in the Executive world; well travelled, and has close relations to government. He will bring to bear his experience, and international exposure; in steering the Initiative through the navigational waters at its inception. The CEO who is also well travelled; is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist, Public Health expert and Psychologist; with vast experience in academics, Clinical practice, Drug Information, Promotive healthcare, and Grassroot Healthcare Initiatives. It also has on board, the Coordinator of Pharmabridge Initiative; an organ of the FIP. In addition are, 10 no full time staff and 15 no volunteers. The company is run by a lean management structure made up of seasoned technocratsand public health practitioners. Volunteers have been recruited in all geopolitical zones of the country.
Board of Directors:
Mr Adebayo Olawale Edun - Chairman
Mr A. Olawale Edun holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University Of London and Masters Degree in the same subject from the University of Sussex, England.
He has had over twenty four years experience in merchant banking, corporate finance, economics and international finance at national and international levels. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.
In September 1986 he joined the World Bank/IFC in Washington DC, USA through the elite Young Professionals Program where he worked on economic and financial packages for several countries including Dominican Republic, Indonesia, and India.
In 1989 he returned to Nigeria as co-founder and Executive Director of Investment Banking & Trust Company Limited (IBTC) ; and he later founded Denham Management Limited.
Mr Edun responded to the call to civic duty in 1999 by accepting an appointment as Honourable Commissioner of Finance Lagos State, a position he held until he voluntarily resigned in February 2004.
He is Chairman of a number of companies, among which are, Frith Hill Company limited, the property consortium.
He was recently appointed Executive Chairman of the newly merged mega firm, ChapelHill Denham Group.
Pharm (Mrs) Bisi Bright - 1st Vice Chairman / CEO.
Bisi Bright is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist and Public Health Manager. A Fellow of both the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP), she also holds a Masters’ in Public Health. She is immediate past Secretary General of the College WAPCP and is currently the 1st Vice Chairman and CEO of LiveWell Initiative LWI. With over 60 published articles some of which are in peer-reviewed journals, she has won several awards among which are the Surgimed Shield Award (University of Zimbabwe) and the Wall Street Journal/CNBC Complimentary Delegateship to the World Health Congress (USA). She is a two-time International Membership Award winner of the IATDM/CT (International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology). A Director of the Federal Medical Centre Azare and former Council Member of the Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria, she serves on the National Health Promotion Committee of government. As representative of Africa and the Middle East on the FIP PI Executive Committee she was appointed to the FIP ‘Patients as Partners’ Working Group; and more recently, to the FIP Working Group on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health MNCH. She has mentored many young professionals and internees, the most recent being the 8 LWI graduands of the prestigious LBS EDS programme 2010 and the mentoring of over 40 Babcock University public health internees and an internee from Des Monies University, Iowa USA.
Dr Agathe Wehrli - 2nd Vice Chairman
Agathe Wehrli has worked in the WHO Pharmacy Department in Geneva for over 30 years. After her retirement she set up and is still running Pharmabridge, a project aimed at strengthening pharmacy services in developing countries supported by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). She is secretary of the FIP Pharmacy Information Section and as such ex officio member of the FIP Board of Pharmacy .Practice. She holds honorary membership of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association (CPA) and FIP.
She has an honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Bradford, UK.
Mr Tayo Bright - Member
Mr Bright, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan; is an experienced marketing consultant and a Fellow of the Institute of Marketing. With over twenty five years experience in the Unilever Conglomerate; he was able to turn around the marketing structures within the organization. He has carved his niche in the profession; impacting the Af Bank as Project Advisor.
Mrs Molly Nyagura - Member
Molly; an alumnus of the University of Zimbabwe; is a renowned administrator and publisher with the Zimbabwean Publishing Company ZPH..She has had several years of experience at the top management level; and has been involved in organizing the globally acknowleged Zimbabwe Book fair for years.
In addition, she has been involved in language translations with the Bible Society of Zimbabwe; and other initiatives which would facilitate communication with grassroot populations.
She currently sits atop the ZPH as General Manager of the company.
Mr Edward Amporful - Member
Well-versed in presentation and communication skills and dynamics; Edward is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist and a Fellow of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists. A dynamic facilitator, he has experience in advocacy and outreaches.
He has presented papers at international fora; and, he is the heal planning.He has been consultant to physician groups, boards of directors, and health sector leaders in over 30 countries.