AfyA Care

Board of Directors

Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui Okauru

Chairman

Mr. Wale Adeosun

Vice Chairman

Mr. Jide Ogundare

Non Executive Director

Mr. Hakim Khelifa

Non Executive Director

Ms. Eme Essien Lore

Independent Non Executive Director

Mr. Femi Ogunjimi

Non Executive Director

Mr. Tosin Runsewe

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dapo Akisanya

Executive Director

Our Management Team

We have constituted a highly experienced and diverse team to ensure stable and long-term stewardship of the organization’s vision

Tosin Runsewe

Chief Executive Officer

Dapo Akisanya

Chief Financial Officer

Denike Ajitena

Company Secretary/Head, Legal

Tiyeyosi Femi-Raji

Head, Human Resources

Dr. Blessing Chukwukelu

Director of Training

Ifeoluwapo Ilesanmi

Head, Marketing & Brand Communications

Subomi Dixon

Head, Strategy, Investments & Transformation

Adekunle Adediran

Head, Internal Control

Moyosore Uko

Head, Project Management Office

Tolu Fadipe

Head, Billings & Settlement

Dr. Eyitayo Soleye

Team Lead, Clinical Quality & Safety

Folasade Ajayi

Financial Controller

Management Team
Operating Companies

Dr. Funsho Oladipo

Managing Director - R-Jolad Hospital

Naomi Aduku

Managing Director - Bastion Health Ltd

Mark Ugbomah

Managing Director - Octosoft Technologies Ltd

Soji Osunsedo

Chief Operating Officer - Care Division

Dr. Abiola Fasina

Medical Director - R-Jolad Hospital

Dr. Blessing Chukwukelu

Director of Training - R-Jolad Hospital

Olayinka Runsewe

Head - Laboratory And Imaging - EROM Diagnostics

Dr. Akinkunmi Ilori

Head, Medical Operations - Bastion Health Ltd

Edward Ogbei

Lead, IT Managed Services - AfyA Care

Toni Animashaun

Senior Product Manager - Octosoft Technologies Ltd

Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui Okauru

Ifueko is a chartered accountant, chartered tax practitioner and management consultant. She served as the first Female Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria from May 2004 to April 2012, during which period she championed comprehensive tax reforms that led to the development of a national tax policy for the 1st time and the modification of nine principal tax legislations, of which five were passed into law. She also initiated a comprehensive overhaul of all tax statutes and development of supportive regulations; tax reforms and the modernisation of the Nigerian tax administration system.

She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Compliance Professionals Plc, Nigeria and serves on the boards of several public and private companies.

She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Mr. Wale Adeosun

Mr. Adeosun is the Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Kuramo Capital Management, an SEC registered investment management firm with offices in New York City, Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to this, he had served on the Boards of several portfolio companies, and he was the former Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee of the $200 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund. In 2014, he was appointed to serve on President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).

He completed his BA in Economics and Business Administration at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and received his MBA in Finance from John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1995 and he is a member of the CFA Institute and was inducted into the New York Chapter of the National Association of Security Professionals Wall Street Hall of Fame in 2008.

Mr. Jide Ogundare

Jide is an experienced financial services professional focused on Sub-Saharan Africa with special expertise in Private Equity, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking. He was a foundation staff of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc having joined the Bank from inception in 1990 and served for twenty (21) years in various departments including the Investment Banking Group. He became an Executive Director and Head, Retail Banking Division in 2002, until October 2011 when he left the Bank. He also served on the Board of GTBank Sierra Leone for a period of 8 years, initially as a Non-Executive Director and later as Chairman of the Board.

He is currently the founder and Managing Director of MBO Capital Management Limited, a private equity firm.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cardiff Business School and a first degree in Law from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and he was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987.

Mr. Hakim Khelifa

Mr. Hakim Khelifa is a seasoned professional with over twenty (20) years’ experience in private equity including sourcing, negotiating, structuring and executing private equity transactions in Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa. He joined AfricInvest in 1999 and is a Senior Partner at Africinvest, Mauritius. Prior to this, he was a Senior Analyst at the auditing firm Mazars & Guerard in Paris, France.

He is a graduate of the engineering school, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, France.

Ms. Eme Essien Lore

Eme Essien Lore has over twenty (20) years of global experience in designing and implementing private sector financing solutions to various sectors including healthcare. She first joined IFC in Washington in 1999 where she worked in the Oil, Gas & Chemicals Department, and in several departments thereafter. She joined the Rockefeller Foundation April, 2011, and served as the Senior Associate Director until she left to go back to IFC in October 2014, where she served as the Country Manager, African Department until April 2021, during which period she grew IFC’s portfolio in Nigeria to over $1.5 billion in the Healthcare,

Ms Lore holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Economics from the Columbia College at Columbia University in 1991 and a Master Arts (MA) Degree in International Economics and African Studies from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Femi Ogunjimi

Femi Ogunjimi is one of the founding partners of CardinalStone and the Managing Partner of the private equity affiliate company, Cardinalstone Capital Advisers Limited. He previously served as Vice President, Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, New York. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Tosin Runsewe

Tosin built one of Nigeria’s largest non-bank financial services groups (previously known as Guaranty Trust Assurance) operating in Health Insurance, P&C, Life and Asset Management. He has also successfully led the transition of the Company between three different set of owners including AXA.

Prior to his spell with GTAssur/AXA, he was Treasurer of Guaranty Trust Bank and played a part in the teams that pioneered several initiatives within the money and foreign exchange markets in Nigeria. He was also the bank’s Head of Energy Group for a couple of years. Tosin started his banking career with the erstwhile Credit Lyonnais Bank Nigeria in 1992.

Mr. Dapo Akisanya

Dapo has rich and diverse experience in financial services, with his most recent role being Chief Investment Officer at Tangerine Financial Limited.

Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer at Tangerine Pensions (previously known as AXA Mansard Pensions) Limited. At AXA Mansard Pensions, Dapo led the business to consistently deliver well above industry growth and established it as a well-respected brand in its industry. In addition, he served as Head, Technical Committee, Pension Fund Operators’ Association of Nigeria (PenOp), leading, and contributing to, various transformational initiatives in the Pension Industry.

He previously served as Executive Director (Technical), ARM Pension Managers Limited, among various other roles within ARM Group. Other organizations he has served include Howarth Dafinone (Chartered Accountants), Agusto & Co. Limited, Citibank Nigeria Limited and Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.

Dapo holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and an M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K.

Denike Ajitena

Denike has over 20 years’ post-call experience in ICT and Financial Services including Banking and Insurance, out of which 15 was spent in the Legal Group of Guaranty Trust Bank plc specializing in Company Secretariat & Corporate Governance, Commercial Law, Corporate Finance/restructuring, litigation as well as Investor Relations and Administration.

She graduated from  the University of Jos, Jos and attended the Nigerian Law School, Abuja. She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Business Laws from the University of London, UK.

She is an Associate and Committee Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.

Tiyeyosi Femi-Raj

Tiyeyosi Femi-Raji is the Group Head, Human Resources at AfyaCare Nig. Ltd. A Health Investment company. Tiyeyosi obtained a BSc in Accounting from Madonna University. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK (CIPD). Tiyeyosi is an agile, innovative Human Resources Professional with over 16 years of experience in building the most effective workforces possible. She has experience in helping organizations find their perfect hires, have the right compensation and benefits, have the right new hire processes, and company culture and develop the right competencies for their talent.

Tiyeyosi has had a very interesting journey in her career. Starting her journey with Access Bank Plc as an Entry-level staff, she grew within the space to become a high-ranking Manager with Access Bank PLC. In her over 12 years of career with Access Bank, she was Head, of Learning and Development, Human Resources Business Partner, Head of Employee Engagement, Team Lead, Recruitment, Team Lead, Human Resources Outsourcing, Head, Customer Care, Team Lead, Customer Experience. After spending over 12 years with Access Bank, she moved to Cititrust Holdings PLC in 2019 to become Head of Human Capital Management- and grew to become the Divisional Head of corporate Services at Cititrust Holdings PLC

Having had a successful career in the financial space, Tiyeyosi joined AfyA Care Nigeria Limited in June 2022 as the Group Head of Human Resources. With the passion to give quality health care service to Nigerians and people all over the world. She has since contributed immensely to the Group by ensuring the development and implementation of HR strategies that align with the overall strategy of AfyaCare Nig. Ltd thus nurturing and promoting a positive working environment across the Group companies. Tiyeyosi is what can be referred to as the “HR Roundedness” as she possesses the abilities and skills of an exemplary HR professional who is second to none.

Tiyeyosi believes that ensuring a proper structure that works and having all hands-on deck is one way to ensure the achievement of any set goal. Within a short period of time, Tiyeyosi has brought in policies and structures that align with international practices and has not failed in her effort to bring AfyA Care and her entities into the market space where AfyA Care can stand head high with the market leaders in the healthcare industry.

Dr. Blessing Chukwukelu

Dr. Blessing Chukwukelu is a Chief Consultant Family physician and The Director of Training at R –Jolad Multispecialist Hospital, Lagos , Nigeria which is an accredited center for Residency and Tutelage Training in Family Medicine by both the West African College of Physicians(WACP) and National Post graduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) as well as Housemanship Training by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

She graduated from College of Medicine, University of Nigeria July 1987 and completed her Post Graduate Medical training and became a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians, Faculty of Family Medicine in April 2002 graduating as the best graduating Fellow. She is a Fellow of Health Insurance and Managed Care of Nigeria as well as a Fellow of Health Finance and Management.

She is an Examiner with the Faculty of Family Medicine of both WACP and NPMCN Nigeria and has held several positions at the Faculty of Family Medicine West African College Physicians and has produced several Fellows who are now Consultant Family Physicians making waves all over the world.

She is the National Vice President of The Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) and She has received several awards including awards for outstanding achievements in the Medical Profession. This included NMA Lagos Physician of the Year 2019 Award as well as several awards from SOFPON, West African College of Physicians and several circular awards.

She has several Medical publications to her Credit and has presented several Scientific Papers and Lectures at both local and International fora and has attended several conferences within and outside Nigeria.

Ifeoluwapo Ilesanmi

With over 13 years of dynamic experience in the food & beverages industry, Ifeoluwapo Ilesanmi is a seasoned marketing professional known for his strategic prowess and innovative mindset.

Ifeoluwapo kickstarted his marketing journey at LTC-JWT (a marketing communications company), where he immersed himself in the art of communication, refining his skills to perfection. From there, he embarked on a remarkable career path that saw him excel at renowned multinational companies.

His tenure at Olam Group provided him with invaluable insights into food and agri-business across various markets, laying the foundation for his stellar career trajectory. Building on this foundation, Ifeoluwapo made significant contributions at Promasidor, a leading African FMCG company, where he solidified his reputation for excellence by launching various products and marketing campaigns.

Fuelled by ambition and a drive for success, Ifeoluwapo then ventured into GB Foods, where he left an indelible mark on markets spanning over 50 countries in Europe and Africa. His strategic vision and ability to navigate complex landscapes propelled him forward, earning him recognition as a marketing luminary.

Today, Ifeoluwapo stands as the Head of Marketing for Afya Care, leading innovative campaigns and driving the company’s growth trajectory with unwavering determination. His journey from a marketing communications executive to a distinguished marketing manager showcases his relentless pursuit of excellence and his unwavering commitment to delivering results.

Subomi Dixon

Subomi is a finance professional versed in investment management, strategy formulation, execution and business transformation. He has over 6 years’ experience o/w 4 years at AfyA Care having joined the organization at near startup.

Subomi is responsible for the execution of AfyA Care’s Africa-focused strategic growth and expansion. His core functions include mergers and acquisitions (M&As), fundraising, investor relations, strategic planning and business transformation.

He is a CFA Charterholder. He also holds a B.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Adekunle Adediran

Adekunle is an internal control, audit, compliance, and risk enthusiast with over 15 years’ experience in the financial sector. He started his career in banking with the erstwhile Diamond Bank Plc in 2007 before joining First Bank of Nigeria Limited in 2018. He led several teams in providing assurances and process improvement initiative through control activities to branch banking operations, electronic business operations, head office strategic resources and information systems.

He is a certified information systems auditor who is equally certified in risk and information systems control. Adekunle had his first degree in Mathematics and Statistics from University of Lagos and MBA (Accounting and Finance) from Obafemi Awolowo University.

Tolu Fadipe

Tolu is a dynamic and result-oriented member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with over 12 years of comprehensive experience in the financial sector. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Starting her journey in Wema Bank Plc, she grew within the space to become the Branch Service Manager at the Regional office. She supported in the transformation journey of the Bank, led several teams in managing key portfolios in the Bank and provided overall leadership and direction for all activities within the branch.

Tolu joined AfyA Care Nigeria Limited in January 2022 as the Group Head, Billings & Transaction Settlement Team. She is responsible for revenue assurance, which includes designing patient-centric processes and leveraging technology to build efficient processes in the Hospital business.

Dr. Eyitayo Soleye

Dr. Eyitayo Soleye (MB.BS, MBA), a thoroughbred medical practitioner and Healthcare Administrator with 14 years of professional experience across private and public institutions; with demonstrable results in driving improvements in the health system, providing quality healthcare services, and ensuring strict compliance with quality assurance and regulatory policies.

She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) Degree from the University of Ilorin and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Business School of Netherlands. Dr. Soleye has developed her leadership and people-management skills evidenced by the strong trust-based relationships she has built and maintained with all stakeholders encountered while executing her responsibilities.

She is the Clinical Quality and Safety Manager who believes that everyone deserves the best in healthcare, and this service delivery should be safe, seamless, and sustainable.

Folasade Ajayi

Financial Controller

Over 8 yrs. in Financial services o/w 7yrs. at PwC in Audit, Assurance and Financial reporting. 

Dr. Funsho Oladipo

Dr. Funsho Oladipo is one of the uniquely talented figures amongst his contemporaries. His dedication to work and study won him several awards and scholarships as he always graduated top of his class right from the elementary school.

He had his A levels in Federal Government College, Warri (1971 – 1973) and thereafter got admission into the University of Ibadan, Faculty of Medicine in 1973. He was a University scholar. He worked as a medical officer in First Shadrack Hospital, Ilupeju. He founded R-Jolad Hospital in 1982.

NAOMI ADUKU

Naomi’s experience in the corporate sector over 20 years has seen her hold key leadership positions across various portfolios in Guaranty Trust Bank from corporate banking to commercial banking with areas of core competence including strategy formulation, business development, credit structuring & analysis.

 

After a brief stint in Access bank she went on to head the business development team of AXA Mansard Pensions a then subsidiary of AXA Mansard Insurance, bringing a depth of experience to grow market share of the business. Her effective leadership style and experience has enabled her to cut across various areas within the financial sector. She is currently the Managing Director of Bastion Health Limited one of the fastest growing Health Insurance companies in Nigeria, positioned to provide affordable and accessible healthcare across the country.

 

Naomi Aduku holds a B.ScBusiness Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. She has attended several courses including the healthcare management program from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and is an alumnus of the Warwick Business School and the Lagos Business School

Mark Ugbomah

Mark has a solid track record of building and leading high-performance teams. As Head of Global Delivery Network at ConsenSys, a global blockchain technology company, he led the successful delivery of the world’s first blockchain based commodity trade finance platform involving ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole, ING, Macquarie, MUFG Bank, Natixis, Rabobank, Societe Generale, Shell and SGS.

He founded / co-founder two businesses, one of which was an award winning IBM Premier IT services company. He started his career at GTBank. He holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Lagos, an EMBA from the Lagos Business School and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from IESE.

Dr. Abiola Fasina

Dr. Abiola Fasina, MD, MSHP, DTM&H, FMCEM is an emergency critical physician and a health policy consultant based in Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Fasina completed her training in emergency medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

After several years of practice, she then completed a two-year fellowship in emergency point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and a Masters in Health Policy Research (MSHP) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Fasina is actively involved in emergency medicine care development and POCUS education in Nigeria and practices clinical emergency and critical care medicine. She is an active board member and fellow of the Faculty of Emergency Medicine at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, inaugurated in 2019.

Her work has focused on capacity building of emergency health systems in low and middle-income African countries around POCUS and medical technology. She has worked in Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zanzibar and has extensive international experience.

Dr. Fasina is the Medical Director at R-Jolad Hospital, Lagos Nigeria. She is in charge of clinical quality and service delivery for hospitals within the R-Jolad ecosystem. She is also the medical director and CEO of Emergency Healthcare Consultants (EHCON), a healthcare consulting company focused on capacity building and training in emergency medicine and critical care.

Olayinka Runsewe

With over two decades of dedicated experience in medical laboratory science, Olayinka has consistently provided exceptional services, supporting healthcare providers in delivering top-tier patient care.
 
Olayinka embarked on her journey at Vicas Specialist Hospital in Kaduna, where she honed her skills as a medical laboratory scientist. Transitioning to KUPA Medical Center in Lagos, she not only maintained the standards of excellence but also spearheaded the modernization of laboratory practices. Through the integration of cutting-edge technology, she ensured the delivery of reliable results, crucial in facilitating informed medical decisions.
 
Since then, Olayinka has served as the Head of Department at KUPA Medical Center, before being appointed Managing Director at EROM Healthcare Diagnostics. In these roles, she has led teams, implemented strategic initiatives, and upheld the highest standards of operational efficiency and patient care.
 
Olayinka holds an Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, complemented by an M.Sc. in Public Health from the Open University of Nigeria.

Dr. Akinkunmi Ilori

Dr. Akinkunmi is a medical doctor and public health specialist of national repute. He graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University with an M.B.Ch.B degree and also has a Masters in Public Health degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

He has worked within the public and private medical sectors and has been a leader in the HMO space for the last 5 years. He has a passion for public health education/enlightenment and ensuring standard medical practices are maintained within all health sectors.

He enjoys travelling, watching movies. and participating in sporting activities

Edward Ogbei

Edward Ogbei is an accomplished IT Infrastructure & Support Services Manager with over 7 years of expertise in orchestrating the development, implementation, and upkeep of IT infrastructure.

With a solid history of steering diverse teams through extensive integration initiatives and instigating process enhancements to fortify system reliability, Edward excels in ensuring seamless IT operations.

His leadership prowess and commitment to excellence positions him as a trusted partner in navigating complex technological landscapes and delivering top-tier support services.