Feyikemi Agbola is a public health professional with interest in health care financing, health advocacy and health systems strengthening in Africa. At Results for Development (R4D), Ms. Agbola is a senior program associate working across projects under R4D’s health financing program in Nigeria. Her work focuses on providing expertise on demand-side financing to Kaduna state as they implement state social health insurance programs. Her work also includes communications with the aim of raising R4D’s visibility in Nigeria.
Prior to R4D, Ms. Agbola was a business development executive facilitating training programs, monitoring business performance and increasing client engagement. Previously, she interned at CHESTRAD International. She also doubled as a research consultant in charge of Nigeria, Mali and Sudan on the UN Women TIP study to reduce research cost and increase accountability of findings by producing an advocacy video story.
Ms. Agbola has also worked in communications and media. She has worked in television (Africa Magic), radio (Diamond FM) and other media outfits (Rare Edge Media, Ignite Media etc.) on various projects as an on-air personality, social media manager, television host and actor. She enjoys putting her research skills to use to disseminate educational information.
Ms. Agbola holds a masters degree in public health (health policy and management) from the University of Ibadan. She speaks English, Yoruba and some French.