Aniekan Ekpenyong (BPharm AMRSPH) serves as the Director for Pharmacy Projects at ABGHI. He also serves as the Director for Africa and the Global Project Manager for the Global Health Pharmacy (GHP) project. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from University of Uyo and is currently undergoing a postgraduate education as a Master in Public Administration (MPA). He won the 2016 FIP YPG Professional Innovation Grant where he analyzed the pharmaceutical workforce capacity in Nigeria. His team was recently awarded with 10,000 USD to undertake an inaugural project in tobacco harm reduction (TBR) in Nigeria.
Aniekan is an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Public Health, United Kingdom, founding partner of Pharmacare Initiative, Sierra Leone and board member of Hope Button Foundation. Nigeria. He is passionate about youth leadership, global health and the environment and he is committed to raising and mentoring the next generation of leaders in Africa who would contribute to the healthcare and development needs of their communities.