Meet Our Team at The Fobang Institute

Meet Our Team

Board of Governors

MD, MSc, PhD, Chair, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Cameroon

Studied Medicine in Yaounde Cameroon but majored in Public Health and within the years grown from Program Manager, Associate Director of Programs, Deputy Country Director and now country Director of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Yaounde Cameroon. He also serves as the Medical Advisor, Master in Vaccinology and Drug Development

Institute for Global Health, University of Siena

BA, MA, PhD (Leeds). Sec of State, Basic Education,Cameroon

Studied Performing and Visual Arts, Theatre Arts and Theatre for Communication, Education and Development.  Served as  Technical Adviser Ministry of Culture. Consultant for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Sensitisation UNAIDS, Sierra Leone and Theatre for Education Consultant, UNESCO Cameroon.  Lecturer for Performing Arts at the Universities of Yaounde 1 and Buea.

Gastro-Enterologist, Yale, USA

He is Medical Doctor trained in Cameroon, a gastroenterologist and hepatologist, with stellar credentials. Gastroenterology Specialist in Cumberland, MD and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field.  Recognised recently as one of America’s Most Honoured Doctors. Has  extensive experience in Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders.

DVM, MSc, PhD. Director General LANAVET, MINEPIA

A DVM from Nigeria, he is an Expert in Molecular Medical Microbiology with more than 20 years of experience on animal diseases surveillance  and zoonosis.  Visiting Postgraduate lecturer at the Biotechnology Center and also at the department of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Y’dé 1.  He is now an expert consultant at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, and a member of the Steering Committee for Africa One Health Network.  Holds the position as Director General LANAVET

BA, MA (Accounting) Sub-Dir, City Group, Cameroon

Manka Gwei works at Citibank, she has risen along the ranks to Sub-Saharan Africa Franchise Governance Office; She served as Vice President; CFO – Cameroon, West and Central Africa Sub Cluster, Citibank Cameroon for 13 years; Business Finance Partner at Standard Chartered Bank; Senior Internal Auditor at All first Financial Inc. She is also teens teacher and is author of Christian books on teenage  parenting

BSc, MS, MA, PhD

Holds a PhD in Applied Economics and Food Security from Newcastle University.  He has previously worked in the Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University and  in the Action Against Stunting Hub at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.   He part of the Perivoli Africa Research Centre and the Africa Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), at Univ of Bristol, where he is actively engaged in research to advance the development of transformative care systems and economies for Africa.

Anatomic Pathologist in Canada

Dr Ken Obenson is a pathologist in New Brunswick, Canada. He graduated in medicine from the University of Lagos (1987) and is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology and Forensic Pathology. He is also certified in Perinatal Pathology (France). Dr. Obenson is currently employed by the Horizon Health Network and serves as Chief Forensic Pathologist for the province of New Brunswick in Eastern Canada

BA, DIPES II, MA (TESOL)

Season English Language Pedagogue, Served as TESOL at  Technical High School, served as Regional Pedagogic Inspector for Bilingualism  Full Bright Fellow with the American Embassy, Served as National Pedagogic Inspector for Bilingualism.  Author of English Language Text Books  and Coordinator – Centre for Language Acquisition and Pedagogy (CLAPED)

MSc, PhD, Cameroon

He holds a MSc and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Yaoundé I Currrently works for Labyrinth Global Health Inc. as the Africa Regional Director & Senior Laboratory Technical Director. He is an expert in the field of laboratory development, supervision and strengthening as well as in the implementation of Public Health research. He teaches and supervises students on One health and emergent pandemics at the University of Yaounde I, as Honorary Researcher for the University of Kwazulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.

Studied Performing and Visual Arts, Theatre Arts and Theatre for Communication, Education and Development.  Served as  Technical Adviser Ministry of Culture. Consultant for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Sensitisation UNAIDS, Sierra Leone and Theatre for Education Consultant, UNESCO Cameroon.  Lecturer for Performing Arts at the Universities of Yaounde 1 and Buea.

MBBS, MRCOG, JCPTGP

Earned his Medical Degrees in Nigeria, Kenya and the UK. Runs the Nasah & Partners Practice at Dipple Medical Centre, Wickford Essex UK; GP specialising in the provision of services relating to diagnostic and screening procedures, family planning services, maternity and midwifery services, surgical procedures and treatment of disease, disorder or injury. 

AE, MDiv, MTh, PhD

He schooled at the University of Dschang, and at Cameroon Faculty of Evangelical Theology (FACTEC) where he respectively earned  the degrees of Agricultural Engineer (AE), Master Divinity (MDiv) and Master of theology (MTH) and PhD in theology and intercultural studies.  He is currently the resident coordinator of the English Division of  FACTEC. He also is the Cameroon Centre Region coordinator of Telio University Minesota, T-Net Training of Pastors.  His expertise has been in the use of Agriculture as a tool for Evangelism

Holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Library Sciences from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Bachelor of Library Science from University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. Executive Director of EISERVI – Education Information Services International. Member of International Advisory Board of Book Aid International and Previously lnformation Services Manager at the British Council Cameroon. Actively engaged in the development of Library and information services across the primary to the tertiary academic sectors of Cameroon.

MA, Heads the Network for Solidarity

Empowerment and Transformation for All (NewSETA). He is a co-founder and the immediate former Chair of the African Movement for Democracy (AMD). Ateki was a Hurford Fellow at the World Movement for Democracy, Washington DC in 2016, and a Draper Hills Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, USA, in 2019. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the World Youth Movement for Democracy and was one of 11 African youths to debate President Emmanuel Macron in the New Africa-France Summit in Montpelier, in October, 2021

MA, Interpreter, Int’l Criminal Courts, Hague-Netherlands

Studied Law and Interpretation.  Was journalist and Animator at Cameroon Radio and Television and Served as Translator/Interpreter at the National Assemblies of Cameroon. Served as interpreter in the War Crimes Tribunal Arusha and continues in the same function at theICC, the  Hague

Administration

President/Founder/Chancellor
Vice President, Controls
Vice President, Research and Cooperation Executive Director, CHITRES
Technical Adviser
Dean of Studies
Academic Officer, HND and BSc
Academic Officer, Masters
Director of Finance
Operations Officer
Executive Director, General Administration
Enrolment Officer 1
Enrolment Officer 2
Control and Compliance Officer
Executive Director, Marketing and Communication Director, RHI
Strategic Communications Officer
Executive Secretary
Station Manager, Radio Health International
Executive Director, CLAPED
Executive Director, Fobang Diagnostics
Deputy Director, CHITRES