Akolade Oni

Chief Operating Officer
Young Executive Leaders 2022

R-Jolad Hospital, Nigeria


Kola is COO at AfyA Care Nigeria which he co-founded in November 2019; and Executive Director/COO at R-Jolad Hospital, Lagos. AfyA Care is a healthcare investment company expanding healthcare access in Nigeria. It currently has four portfolio companies – R-Jolad Hospital, Bastion HMO, Octosoft Technologies and EROM Diagnostics.

Kola leads business growth, operational and clinical transformation at R-Jolad – a 40-year-old 135-bed hospital serving 80,000 customers with 350 staff including 11 Specialists.

He was Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at AXA Nigeria, a Chartered Accountant and ex-consultant with KPMG & PwC. He is passionate about improving access to healthcare through innovation and efficient processes. He looks forward to learning from and sharing with other YEL participants.