Meet the People Behind the Work
Dr OluToyin Akande Ajala MBBS MRCP(UK)
Chairperson & Chief Executive
Dr. Olutoyin Ajala is a UK certified Consultant Geriatrician currently working in the UK’s National Health Service. She is also CEO of JBS Medicare Services in Nigeria, a Specialist Elderly Healthcare Service. It is currently the only Geriatrician-led private healthcare service in Nigeria.
She is the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officer of JBS Elderly Health & Wellbeing Foundation Africa, an organisation that focuses on enhancing the care and quality of life of the underprivileged older persons in Nigeria/Africa.
She graduated from Medical School in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1991 and did her house jobs at the University College Hospital, Ibadan before moving to the UK to complete her Specialist training in Geriatric and General Medicine.
She has over the past 20 years acquired a vast amount of experience and expertise in the management of all geriatric medicine conditions including Dementia.
She is passionate about mentoring younger medical professionals and has participated in several mentoring schemes. She participates in the supervision and training of junior doctors and medical students in her current role. She is a notable speaker on Dementia prevention and has featured on several radio and international TV programs.
In 2017, she was appointed as Visiting Consultant Geriatrician at the CTA Geriatric Centre, UCH, Ibadan by the Honorable Minister of Health of Nigeria. She is a lecturer at the annual Basic Certificate Course in Geriatric Medicine which is held at the University College Hospital in Ibadan & she is editor of “Age Gracefully Digest” a quarterly e-newsletter on Healthy Aging. She is convener of “The Healthier Aging Conference” which holds annually.
She is an avid traveler and has numerous posts on travel and lifestyle. She has traveled to all the 7 continents and 67 countries in total. She is married to a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and she is a mum of 4.
Queen Okeke B.A, English
Project Manager - Nigeria/West Africa
Queen Okeke has been a truly valued member of the THE JBS ELDERLY HEALTH & WELLBEING FOUNDATION AFRICA family since 2020.
Uche Ikwuazom BA
Uche Ikwuazom is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK and a Human Resource Practitioner. She has exceptional skills in people management and has worked in various institutions including NGOs. Born and raised in Lagos Nigeria, Uche earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and went on to study Human Resources Management at Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. She holds a certificate in ‘The Science of Entrepreneurship’ from Said Business School, University of Oxford.