Tosin is a medical doctor with expertise in global public health practice and health system strengthening across challenging operating environments in sub-Saharan Africa. He currently works as a senior health policy adviser for Sightsavers where he leads Sightsavers’ global work on policy influencing in health systems and universal health coverage.
Before joining Sightsavers, he consulted for a wide range of governments and donors, including the African Risk Capacity (a subsidiary of the African Union), WHO, UNICEF, the Global Fund, DFID, USAID, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation across the sub-Saharan African region. Notably, he supported several countries to develop national health strategies to advance efforts towards universal health coverage and global health security, and specifically leading assessments of funding landscape and identifying opportunities for improving domestic resourcing and accountability. He provided technical assistance to African Risk Capacity in piloting innovative financing mechanisms for the management of outbreaks and epidemics in Guinea and Uganda. He also supported the government of Sierra Leone on the Global Fund grant making mechanisms to optimise investments in the efforts to end HIV, TB and malaria epidemics in the country.
Tosin has a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Oxford, an MSc in Global Health Systems from Queen Margaret University, and a degree in Medicine and Surgery from Obafemi Awolowo University.