Dr. Adedayo Sobamowo, MD,MBA
Founder and Managing Partner
Dr. Sobamowo holds a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery from the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Management from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He is also a Member of the Chartered Management Institute of the United Kingdom.
Dayo has over 14 years of healthcare and management experience both locally and internationally. In the healthcare industry he has worked on the delivery side as a healthcare practitioner and also on the management side in Financing, Strategy and Business Development.
He is currently the Managing Partner of Hermes Consulting, a dynamic healthcare management consulting firm that has executed innovative healthcare projects and solutions for multinational organisations and Nigerian governmental agencies. Prior to founding Hermes Consulting, Dayo served as Country Business Advisor (Nigeria) to the Medical Credit Fund Africa (MCF), which is an Amsterdam based USD 20 Million Fund targeted at providing low interest loans to private healthcare providers in Africa. He was responsible for providing business planning support to over 50 private hospitals borrowing from the MCF in Nigeria.
Prior to his work at the MCF, Dayo was Assistant General Manager, Strategy and Business Development at Hygeia Group, which is the largest integrated healthcare company in Nigeria. In this role he developed and executed the Kwara Advanced Diagnostic Centre, a 50 million USD landmark Public Private Partnership (PPP) healthcare project for the Kwara State Government and also rolled out 2 new Lagoon Hospitals in Lagos under the Hygeia brand.
Prior to relocating to Nigeria, Dayo also worked as Strategy Manger for Aviva Healthcare which is the third largest health insurance company in the United Kingdom. At Aviva, Dayo developed and rolled out several award winning consumer health insurance products.
Steven Adjei, BPharm(Hons), MRPharmS, MBA
Steven Adjei is an MBA – educated healthcare professional with a UK and African Healthcare background. He has a specialisation in community and regulatory healthcare with over 12 years experience, and has worked as a pharmaceutical consultant for most of the big pharma retail chains in the UK including Boots and the Co-operative Group. Steven is a regular participant in African Investment forums in Europe, and has a passion for FDI facilitation into African healthcare businesses. He holds a B.Pharm (Hons.) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana and an MBA from Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom.
Steven is a past winner of the prestigious John Ocran award for the best pharmacy graduate and is a registered clinical pharmacist in Ghana and the UK. He is an avid amateur cyclist and has run 2 marathons in the past 3 years.
Steven is a regular participant in African Investment forums in Europe, and has a passion for FDI facilitation into African healthcare businesses. His articles on the subject have been published in prestigious periodicals such as the Global Digest and the Pharmaceutical Executive.