Fabian Collis

Specialist Podiatrist, Foot and Limb Group Ltd. Kenya

Fabian is a specialist in biomechanics, diabetic foot and wound management who has worked with the Diabetes Management and Information Centre in Kenya and the Ministry of Health on various diabetic foot projects.

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Shola Adeyemi

Co-founder of BOHEMIAN SMARTLYTICS LIMITED, Nigeria

Shola is co-founder of BOHEMIAN SMARTLYTICS LIMITED. In this role, he is responsible for all BSL’s product, service, and support offerings across the GLOBE, leading the company’s development of bespoke disruptive solutions and platforms.

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Dr Abbi Lulsegged

Consultant Physician, Endocrinology and Diabetology, UK

Dr Abbi Lulsegged is a consultant physician with a specialist interest in endocrinology and diabetes. He undertook his undergraduate training at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, qualifying in 1994.

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Michael Bracchi

Member of the Diabetes Africa Data Collection Chamber, UK

I have a passion for solving problems in healthcare using data and believe that the contribution from data analytics to this field is in its infancy.

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Dr Sisay S. Betizazu, Endocrinologist, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Dr Sisay S. Betizazu

Endocrinologist, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia

Dr Sisay S. Betizazu is an internist and endocrinologist at St Paul’s Hospital Millenium Medical College in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). He also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Academic and Research Vice-Provost.

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Silver Bahendeka, Senior Consultant Physician for Diabetes and Endocrinology

Silver Bahendeka

Senior Consultant Physician for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Uganda

Prof. Silver Bahendeka, FRCPI, PhD is a Senior Consultant Physician for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Doctors Plaza Clinic and St Francis Nsambya Hospital in Kampala Uganda.

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Tai Ibitoye, Registered Dietitian and Doctoral Researcher in Food and Nutritional Sciences

Tai Ibitoye

Registered Dietitian and Doctoral Researcher in Food and Nutritional Sciences, UK

Tai Ibitoye is a Registered Dietitian based in London specialising in nutrition support for adults and women’s health. Tai is passionate about providing evidence-based nutrition advice and information to help her clients make well- informed decisions when it comes to their diet and health.

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Dr Peter Phiri, Research & Innovation at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Peter Phiri

Research & Innovation at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Dr Peter Phiri, is a visiting academic within the Faculty of Medicine in the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, a post he has held since 2015. He is also a Research & Development Manager.

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Dr Eva Njenga, Consultant Physician in Endocrinology & Diabetes Chair of the NCD Alliance of Kenya

Dr Eva Njenga

Consultant Physician in Endocrinology & Diabetes Chair of the NCD Alliance of Kenya, Chair Kenya Medical and Dentist Council, Kenya

Dr. Njenga is a consultant Physician/Endocrinologist and the Chairman of the Kenya Diabetes Management & Information Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Nancy Kunyiha, Consultant Physician, Kenya Diabetes Study Group

Nancy Kunyiha

Consultant Physician, Kenya Diabetes Study Group, Kenya

Dr. Kunyiha is a Consultant Physician, Endocrinologist. FRCPE. She graduated from the University of Nairobi and holds post graduate training in Diabetes and Endocrinology from Cardiff and South wales, UK

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Ellouise Simpson, Registered dietitian, NHS Foundation Trust

Ellouise Simpson

Registered dietitian, NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Ellouise is a passionate and dedicated registered dietitian, with many years of experience working in the NHS and private sector. She takes a holistic and realistic approach to help clients manage a wide range of health concerns such as weight management, family nutrition, high blood pressure and cholesterol.

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Efa Mortty, Deputy Head of Medicines Management at NHS Haringey

Efa Mortty

Deputy Head of Medicines Management at NHS Haringey, UK

Efa Mortty is a Prescribing Adviser (pharmacist) who has worked for the NHS for 30 years. She started off working in district general hospitals where she completed a diploma in clinical pharmacy.

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Dr Ahmed Reja, Past President of the Ethiopian Diabetes Association

Dr Ahmed Reja

Past President of the Ethiopian Diabetes Association, Ethiopia

Dr Ahmed Reja is a healthcare practitioner, specialising in endocrinology, from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Dr Reja was previously President of the Ethiopian Diabetes Association and Chair of the International Diabetes Federation, Africa Region. 

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Arvinder Kalsi, Director, Aratus Health Ltd

Arvinder Kalsi

Director, Aratus Health Ltd, Kenya

Arvinder K Kalsi, MPMI, MBA, is a Strategic and Business Development Consultant and Director of Aratus Health Ltd, which imports medical devices at subsidised costs.

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Hassan Taiwo Yahaya,Licensed Pharmacist and Senior Editor, Zikoko

Hassan Taiwo Yahaya

Licensed Pharmacist and Senior Editor, Zikoko, Nigeria

Hassan Taiwo Yahaya is a licensed pharmacist and editor. For the last three years, he has been creating health content for global publications such as Healthline and The Guardian Nigeria.

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Dr Alastair Duncan

Consultant Dietitian, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College, UK

Alastair is a UK registered dietitian combining clinical, teaching, leadership and research roles at King's College London and at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital.

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Prof. Louise Goff

Professor of Nutrition Science, University of Leicester, UK

Louise is an academic dietitian and Professor of Nutrition Science at Leicester Diabetes Research Centre. She specialises in the role of diet and lifestyle in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes, with a particular interest in tackling health inequalities among minority ethnic groups.

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Dr Hibbah Osei-Kwasi

Lecturer in Nutrition, Loughborough University, UK

Hibbah is a public health nutrition academic with specialist research interests in dietary behaviours and behaviour change interventions for people of African and Caribbean origin, with about 16 years of research experience working in Ghana, Kenya and with African and Caribbean communities in Europe.

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Meera Ladwa, Newham University Hospital

Dr Meera Ladwa

Clinical Lead for Type 1, Transition & Young Adult Diabetes, Newham University Hospital, UK

Meera Ladwa (MRCP, PhD) works as a specialty clinician for Barts NHS Trust and leads the Young Adult Diabetes service at Newham University Hospital, London, UK.

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Dr Faye Ruddock

Chair, Caribbean & African Health Network, UK

Faye is Chair of the Caribbean & African Health Network. The national Black led network is a thriving one that seeks to address health inequities and one that operates to influence policy and practice for the Black community.

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Prof. Partha Kar

National Speciality Advisor-Diabetes, NHS England, UK

Professor Partha Kar is National Specialty Advisor, Diabetes with NHS England and co-author of the national Diabetes GIRFT report.

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Charles Kwaku-Odoi

Chief Executive, Caribbean & African Health Network, UK

Charles is Chief Executive of the Caribbean & African Health Network (CAHN). He is a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Greater Manchester, an honorary member of the esteemed Faculty of Public Health (FPH), and the Ecumenical Canon of Manchester Cathedral.

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Dr Renuka Dias

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, UK

Renuka Dias is a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist based in Birmingham Children’s Hospital and an honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. She is the Clinical Lead for Paediatric Diabetes service and the National Highly Specialised Service for Wolfram Syndrome (Children) in Birmingham.

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Dr Alistair Lumb

Consultant Diabetes/AGM, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Co-Chair of the Diabetes Technology, Network, UK

Dr Lumb is a Consultant in Diabetes and Acute General Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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