Professor Lambo was the Honourable Minister of Health for the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2003-2007) and is one of Africa’s foremost Health Economists. His expertise is highly sought after globally, especially in healthcare sector reforms for low- and medium-income countries.
Professor Eyitayo Lambo studied at the University of Rochester, USA, Lancaster University, United Kingdom and the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was elected a Fellow in Operations Research (United Kingdom).
Other international positions which Professor Lambo has held include: Member, Steering Committee of Leaders of Health (IFC, Washington), Former Director of the Change Agent for Health Sector Reform Program (DFID UK and Federal Government of Nigeria) and Former Adviser on Health Sector Reforms to the World Health Organization (WHO-AFRO) Regional Office. Professor Lambo was also formerly a Professor of Healthcare Economics at the Universities of Ilorin and Bendel State.