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Ngozi Erondu

Nigeria ยท Class of 2017

Ngozi PhD, MPH is the Chief Executive for Project Zambezi, a public-private partnership created to improve access to essential medicines throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Erondu trained as an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and works as a Policy Advisor on global health governance and health systems. She currently consults as Senior Research Fellow at the Chatham House Centre for Global Health Security and a Senior Public Health Advisor at Public Health England. Previously, Dr Erondu was an Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She often provides technical support to the US Centres for Disease Control, the World Health Organisation and governments across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia to strengthen capacities in controlling infectious diseases such as Ebola, meningitis, malaria, and polio. She sits on the boards of Imperial Health Charity and Castlepines Medical Foundation and is a Fellow at the Aspen Institute and the John Hopkins University Emerging Leader in Biosecurity Programme.