Resident Staff Members

Chinny Ogunro

Director of Health Research

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Dr. Chinny Ogunro is the Chief Executive Officer of WellSpring Health, a Nigeria-based integrated care consortium committed to delivering quality, affordable healthcare at scale.  She was selected as a Young Global Leader and Dangote Fellow by the World Economic Forum in 2020.

Chinny also currently serves as Director of Health Research at the Center for the Study of the Economies of Africa. Her research has explored innovative business models for health care delivery in growth economies, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. 

Chinny is an advisory board member at Growth Capital—the private equity fund arm of CCHub, a Steering Committee member of the Africa Leadership Academy’s Health Network, serves on the leadership committee of MIT Solve, and is frequently a guest lecturer at top international business schools.

She has previously worked at Morgan Stanley, Veralon Partners, and provided long-term consultancy for the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health as well as multiple other development and partner organizations.

Chinny holds a Ph.D in Health Management (Technology and Operations Management, Strategy) from the Harvard Business School, a M.A. in Health Administration from Cornell University, and Bachelors degrees from Stanford University.