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Ayo Ajayi

Ayo Ajayi is our vice president of International Development. Photo: PATH/Mike Wang.

Vice President, International Development

Ayo Ajayi, MD, MPH, leads strategy development and implementation for PATH country programs in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Before joining PATH in 2008, Dr. Ajayi worked for 16 years with the Population Council, serving as regional director for sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, he was Africa regional vice president for Pathfinder International, served as a government health officer in Nigeria, and taught at Boston University School of Public Health.

Dr. Ajayi has served on numerous occasions as technical advisor and program evaluator for the US Agency for International Development, the World Health Organization, and several other United Nations agencies and private foundations. He is a founding board member of the Burkitt’s Lymphoma Kenya Fund and serves on the boards of Ibis Reproductive Health and the Positive Action for Children Fund.

Dr. Ajayi earned his MD from the University of Ibadan Medical School in Nigeria. He received an MPH and a distinguished alumnus award from Boston University School of Public Health with a concentration in health systems; and he completed a postgraduate certificate program in family planning impact evaluation at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.