Black Girls in Asset Administration (BWAM) has lately spotlighted Dr Ola Brown’s work because the founding father of Flying Medical doctors Healthcare Funding Firm (FDHIC). FDHIC’s infrastructure arm develops healthcare infrastructure initiatives throughout Africa, normally via public non-public partnerships whereas the enterprise capital arm invests in early-stage well being tech and fintech corporations and at present has over 20 corporations in its portfolio.
BWAM celebrated her important strides in Various Asset Administration by recognizing her in its 2022 40 Underneath 40 listing. Talking on the award listing for 2022, Jacqueline Taiwo, CEO of BWAM stated “Congratulations to this yr’s 40 Underneath 40 award winners. BWAM is dedicated to shining a lightweight on Black ladies from throughout the worldwide funding business who’re visionaries and reaching nice success of their careers. By sharing the tales of 40 exceptional ladies below 40, we need to improve their profile and encourage extra ladies to pursue funding careers.”
Dr Ola Brown, a foremost professional in African healthcare, financing, and investments, is the Founding father of the Flying Medical doctors Healthcare Funding Firm (FDHIC), one in every of Africa’s main diversified healthcare funding corporations. Collectively together with her workforce and strategic portfolio corporations, Dr Ola Brown goals to make healthcare extra inexpensive, accessible, and acceptable throughout the continent. FDHIC invests and operates throughout the healthcare and wellness worth chain in hospital/clinic development and refurbishment, diagnostics and medical tools, well being facility administration, pharmaceutical retail, drug manufacturing, air ambulance companies and logistics, in addition to consulting/healthcare expertise. The full worth of corporations within the FDHIC portfolio is over $400m.
Dr Ola Brown holds a bachelor’s diploma in Medication and Surgical procedure, a Grasp’s Diploma in Finance & Financial Coverage (Main) and now plans to start out a PhD in Economics later this yr. She is a four-time revealed writer with the newest title targeted on Banking, Finance and Economics in Rising Markets. Along with her work featured a number of occasions on CNN, BBC, Forbes and Al-Jazeera, Dr Ola Brown sits on the Board of the Skilled Girls’s Community (Lagos Chapter). She leads the Well being as a Enterprise Group on the Nigerian Financial Summit Group (NESG). She additionally facilitates commerce between Nigeria, the US and the UK via her seats on the committee of the British Enterprise Group (Lagos) and the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (Healthcare Part) respectively.
Launched in 2019, Black Girls in Asset Administration is a registered nonprofit affiliation within the UK with over 800 members globally. Different ladies on the 2022 listing embody Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, Rukayyat Kolawole, amongst others. BWAM’s members are aligned round a standard objective to assist the retention and development of Black ladies working within the asset administration subject. Their mission is to champion the optimistic affect of the proficient black ladies in asset administration and supply the instruments that may allow them to thrive.