A resilient, sustainable oxygen infrastructure for COVID and beyond
The Oxygen Hub Team
Emmanuel is COO of Oxygen Hub. His most recent role was Vice President at mPharma. He has extensive commercial and operational leadership experience in several industries including engineering & technology, energy, healthcare and health-tech solutions across Sub-Saharan Africa. Emmanuel holds a BS Physics degree from University of Cape Coast, MS Physics from University of Massachusetts and Advanced Management Programme from IESE Business School
Amod Kher is passionate about solving real world and business problems that impact the lives of millions of people. Amod has decades of business leadership spanning commercial, operational and product management expertise for medical products.
Madji is a seasoned entrepreneur and senior business executive. She has designed numerous programs and initiatives to strengthen the private sector, drive policy changes and build partnerships.
Harun is Special Project Manager for Oxygen Hub. He is an experienced project manager and
technology professional with a passion for success. Harun’s career journey has taken him
through the health sectors, where he worked in child immunization and sexual reproductive
health sectors. He has also worked with Non-Profits and Management Consulting companies to
gain valuable skills and knowledge, which have allowed him to excel in fast-paced
environments. Harun has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Masters Degree in
Leyou Tameru is Oxygen Hub’s Legal Advisor. She is an independent arbitrator and expert in
Africa focused international Arbitration. She advises governments and international government
organizations on investment and policy matters, such as serving as an expert in the drafting
process of the African Continental Free Trade Area protocols, ICSID rules amendment process
and providing contract and pre-dispute negotiations on large government contracts. Leyou is a
Court Member of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of
Commerce (ICC) in Paris (France) and is also on the list of arbitrators in a number of centers
such as the LCIA in London (UK), SHIAC in Shanghai (China), CRCICA in Cairo (Egypt) and
MARC in Port Louis (Mauritius).
Kimunga Kariuki is the Kenya Country Manager. He has over 8 years experience in start-up in the Kenyan Market with vast experience in product development, customer acquisition, as well as partner engagement and operations. Kimunga is passionate about problem solving for the African continent . He holds a degree in Commerce and a MSc in Operations & Technology management from the University of Nairobi.
Effeson has over 15 years’ experience serving as an entrepreneur, investor and strategic advisor to companies based in East Africa. He has advised investors, start-ups, well established companies, incubators, and accelerators in many strategy, operations and financing related engagements. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from New York University’s Stern Business School.
Ratana is Finance and Operations Director for Oxygen Hub, bringing over 10 years experience in corporate accounting and finance. Ratana holds a bachelor’s from Curtin University and membership in CPA Australia.
Ms Karuna Dookhan is the Administrative Coordinator at Oxygen Hub Ltd. She has over 5 years of experience working in the Administration field which has been acquired from both working in her country of origin and internationally. Karuna has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Mauritius coupled with a Master of Business Administration specializing in finance from the University of Wales, Cardiff.
Ijeoma is the Nigeria County Manager for Oxygen Hub. She has 9 years’ experience in Healthcare Advisory and Healthcare Financing and has worked for organizations such as PwC and IFHA. Ijeoma has a master’s in Public Health from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Olatunji comes with two decades of experience in production and maintenance operation management. Mainly in manufacturing, industrial gas, and oil and gas industries. Olatunji holds a master’s in Operation and Production Management from the University of Lagos, bachelor’s in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt, and Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. Olatunji is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and member of Nigerian Society of Engineers.
John is the region Finance Manager across the Oxygen Hub Ltd markets. He’s a seasoned finance professional with over 15 years of experience in Finance and Administrative Management. He has experience in the Telcom and Technology industry and has demonstrated strong business acumen both in leadership and strategic planning with proven results. He’s a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K), with his first degree in International Business Administration and later a master’s in Business Administration-Strategic Management.
Herma is Strategy and Business Development Lead for Oxygen Hub. She has extensive experience in business advisory with a focus on healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa. She has supported and help shape organizational strategies of government agencies, NGOs, private sector, and donor organizations. Herma holds a bachelor’s from Brown University and a master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.
Shreenal is currently the CEO of Oxygen Hub. Most recently, she held several senior positions at Jumia, Africa’s largest e-commerce business listed on the NYSE. At Jumia, she led the Food Delivery business to become the fastest growing category across the Group, reporting +25% year-over-year sales across 10 markets. Prior to Jumia she co-founded a digital marketing startup for SMEs, led a family-owned business, and drove the East Africa coffee and dairy strategyat TechnoServe. She has a bachelor’s from the University of Melbourne. She is a trained Latin ballroom dancer and a YALI Obama fellow.
Kalkidan is a highly skilled and accomplished professional with over 5 years of diverse experience in the healthcare and technology industries, with a specific focus on women’s health. She excels in project management, strategic planning and team leadership, and has a proven track record of success in both the non-profit and private sectors.
As Chief Scientist at ITT, Roger is responsible for ensuring the scientific rigor of the Institute’s pipeline of innovative technologies to reduce global poverty. He also leads research on strategic interventions in the fields of sanitation, agriculture and water security, to enable long-term well-being of human society. He is an author of the 50 Breakthroughs report that identifies critical scientific and technological advances needed for global development (50breakthroughs.org). Roger’s professional experience spans from scientific research in laboratory and field sites, to emergency humanitarian relief in refugee camps.
Nnamdi is the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Interkel Group and has taken the company from its humble beginnings over 3 decades ago to being one of the most diversified indigenous construction and engineering companies in Nigeria and sub Saharan Africa.
Currently ITT’s CEO, Noha had previously led ITT’s product development, deployment strategy, and engagement with the technology-for-development ecosystem.
Strive is a businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of the telecommunications company Econet Global.
Shashi Buluswar is the founder of the Institute for Transformative Technologies, and the chief architect of the largest electrification and natural sanitation infrastructures in the world.
Njeri is a healthcare manager and critical care nurse with vast experience
in ICU, prehospital care and Healthcare/ Project Management. She has 13 years’
experience in the private health care sector and Non-governmental
organisation which implements projects for the government. She is currently the Kenya country manager for Oxygen Hub. Managing, supporting and monitoring oxygen hub franchisees, as well as implementing and improving the Kenya country strategy.
Muntaqa is a senior adviser to Oxygen Hub. He has over 15 years of impact investment, policy and consulting experience in the healthcare sector, including as the inaugural CEO of the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, the Lead Consultant, Private Health Sector Engagement in the World Bank, HNP, Global Practice, Senior Technical Advisor to the former Honourable Minister of State for Health in Nigeria. He commenced his career as a healthcare investment banker at Morgan Stanley in the U.K where he focused on the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical sector.
Kenaleone is a digital marketing & communications professional specialising in strategising, overseeing and writing content for various platforms. She has 10 years working experience and her skills include media training, strategic storytelling, digital brand management, research abilities and analytical skills which enable a 360° approach to the conceptualising, creation and dissemination of information for vast audiences on multiple platforms.
Etse-Hiwot is Ethiopia Country Manager for Oxygen Hub. She has over 10 years’ experience building and leading investments in numerous sectors including healthcare, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, mining, aviation and agribusiness. She has served as an advisor for private and public sector as well as NGOs in Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda.
Fassil is the Finance and Operations Lead for Oxygen Hub. He is a financial consultant and a transaction advisor. Fassil has a solid track record of providing financial advice, management consulting, implementing governance systems, board reporting, and portfolio monitoring for clients. Fassil is a Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute, and a member of the CFA Society of East Africa.
Sanjay is Technical and Supply Chain Lead for Oxygen Hub and Vice President of ITT. Sanjay brings over a decade of experience in multi-disciplinary techno-commercial roles mainly in the energy, power products and automotive industries. Sanjay holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar.