Before joining Chatham House in April 2016, Adebusuyi (Ade) Adeyemi was a senior programme lead in one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. As a result of his previous work, Ade was named a ‘rising star’ of the NHS by the leading UK publication Health Service Journal.
At Chatham House, he is supporting efforts to develop fellowship programmes that create effective public health policy change in the West African region. Ade is a member of the Davos World Economic Forum’s prestigious Global Shapers community of leaders, fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and senior associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine. He also serves on the National Executive Committee of the Fabian Society (Britain’s oldest political think-tank).
His main policy interests are health system reforms and advising government ministries on how to finance and implement national universal health coverage reforms.
Ade is currently studying for an executive MBA at HULT International Business School. He also holds an MPharm from University of Portsmouth and an MSc from King’s College London.
- UK and EU policy towards Africa
- Political economy of the West African diaspora
- Cross-border cooperation in West Africa
- The international relations of sub-Saharan Africa