Awele Elumelu is the chief executive of Avon Medical Services. She oversees the healthcare investments in the Heirs Holdings’ portfolio. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Benin.
Her experience as a medical doctor includes medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology and emergency medicine. In Nigeria, Dr Elumelu has worked with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and in the United Kingdom, with Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham.
In January 2018, Dr Elumelu was appointed as the Champion for Immunisation in Africa by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI).