Ngozi Erondu, PhD, MPH is a Senior Scholar with the Global Health Policy & Politics Initiative at the O’Neill Institute and is trained as an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and health system policy and global health governance. She also runs the social enterprise the public-private partnership, Project Zambezi, a novel tech-enabled logistics approach to improve access to essential medicines throughout sub-Sahara Africa. Dr Erondu was an Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where she taught disease outbreak response and epidemiology.
She is also an Associate Fellow at the Chatham House and was a Senior Public Health Advisor at Public Health England. She often provides technical support to the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC), the Nigeria CDC, the US CDC, the World Health Organisation and other governments across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia. Her support is aimed at strengthening institutional capacity to control infectious diseases such as Covid19, Ebola, meningitis, malaria, and poliomyelitis.
She is a Trustee at two UK Charities: Imperial Health Charity and Castlepines Medical Foundation and is a Fellow with the Aspen Institute and the John Hopkins University Emerging Leader in Biosecurity Programme.