Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu is a Partner at the Anadach Group – a healthcare strategic firm that focuses on bringing innovative advice and services to clients and partners, in the public and private sectors, interested in transforming healthcare systems. She is also a Director at Diaspora Health Services. She joined Anadach from the World Bank Group, after a 16 year career, where she had the unique opportunity to work on both public and private sector transactions. Earlier, as a core member of the Nelson Mandela Institution’s management team she helped develop and start the African University of Science and Technology – a Pan African University with Graduate Students from over 20 countries. She previously managed the Human Development Group at WBI where she was responsible for the World Bank’s capacity building programs in health, education and social protection. Egbe had previously led policy and strategy dialogue, and participated in projects in the Middle East and North Africa, and East Asia regions. She had also led/provided technical advice on investment transactions in the health and education sector for the International Finance Corporation.
Egbe has over 29 years’ experience in the health care covering policy, provision and financing in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. She is a qualified medical doctor and a member of the UK Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). She holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, an MSc from Oxford University and MBBS from the University of Ibadan. She has authored several articles, peer reviewed for several journals, reviewed several grant applications for various organizations, contributed to several books and was a lead author of “Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries: A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs”. World Bank Institute. 2007 (with Seung Hee Nah). She also co-founded the Nollywood Foundation.