Dr Ola Brown

Founder of the Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company (FDHIC).

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Dr Ola Brown

Founder of the Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company (FDHIC).

Dr Ola Brown is the founder of the Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company (FDHIC). The FDHIC invests and operates across the African healthcare and wellness value chain in hospital/clinic construction & refurbishment, diagnostics and equipment, health facility management, pharmaceutical retail, drug manufacturing, air ambulance services & logistics and consulting/healthcare technology.

Dr Ola studied medicine and surgery at the Hull York Medical School after which she worked in Acute Medicine in the UK. She then went on to be awarded the Japanese MEXT scholarship which allowed her to further her studies in Tokyo, Japan, the fellowship focused on lab-based research with induced pluripotent stem cells. She is currently completing her Masters degree in Finance and Economic Policy at the University of London (Modules included: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, Capital Markets, Banking, Banking regulation & IMF/Economic policy).

In terms of executive education, her post-graduate areas of study also include Pre-hospital Emergency care, Healthcare leadership , Healthcare delivery, Finance (specifically infrastructure) and Economics/Economic Policy. She has a certificate in Public-Private Partnerships from Harvard University, Deal execution and strategy from Wharton, Economic policy making from IE business school, Spain , a certificate in Accounting for decision making from the University of Michigan in the United States and a certificate in Finance & Investing in Infrastructure (Project Finance) from Universita Bocconi in Milan.
She currently teaches economics and finance at the School of politics, policy and governance in Nigeria.

She is an international speaker who has spoken at the TED global conference, the European Union, the Swiss Economic Forum, the UN, the World Bank, the World Economic Forum, the World Health Organisation, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge University and the Aspen Ideas Festival. Dr Ola and her work have been featured by CNN,the BBC, Forbes and Al-Jazeera.