Aliko Ahmed

Dr Aliko Ahmed


He is an accomplished and outcome-focussed public health physician with extensive strategic and management experiences nationally and internationally. Excellent track record of board level leadership and delivery of major public health programmes. Sound technical knowledge and skills in public health and clinical practice. Humble and collaborative with an interdependent mindset.  

Aliko Ahmed

Aliko Ahmed is the Regional Director of Public Health for East of England, and previously the Director of Public Health for Staffordshire NHS and County Council. He qualified in clinical medicine and received specialist training in epidemiology and public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of Cambridge and the NHS.

Currently, he leads and oversees the strategic responsibilities and programmes aim to protect and improve the health of the people in the East of England and to reduce health inequalities in the region. This includes delivery of specialist health protection services and the provision of technical advice and support to local governments and the National Health Service to improve quality and population health outcomes. 

He has almost three decades of experience working as a clinician, academic and public health practitioner in health systems across low and high-income countries. His clinical work has been mainly in infectious and communicable diseases including STIs and HIV programmes. His academic interest is in translational research to inform policy, and is involve in many academic-service-based collaborative research partnerships across the UK and globally. He maintains a special interest in global health especially in collaborative approaches for sustainable health solutions in Africa.

He is a Senior Fellow at Centre on Universal Health @Chatham House – where he convenes the Public Health Africa Policy Forum. He co-chairs the Global Health Bridge programme @Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, Chairs the Faculty of Public Health Africa Group and is the Co-Convener of the Better Health for Africa Initiative UK.

  • Translational research to support public health policy development
  • Africa in Global Health History - contributions, aspirations and solutions
  • Optimising faith assets for sustainable health outcomes

What's on

A picture of the Item and Food donate and take during Wolfson's Freshers Week 2021

Item&Food donate'n'take 2022

18/06/2022 at 09.00

A circular economy at Wolfson. A collaboration of the Wolfson Green Society, Student Association and Interdisciplinary Sustainability & Conservation Hub.

Kill or Cure poster

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

25/06/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’ (open to the public, Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Judas Tree

Festival of Wellbeing: Wolfson's Tree Trail

27/06/2022 at 10.00

A self-guided Tree Trail around the beautiful and varied garden 'rooms' of the grounds of Wolfson College.

Jane at Zoom Event

Wolfson College Foundation Day Celebration 2022

30/06/2022 at 09.30

Join us for our annual Celebration of the Foundation of Wolfson College

Graduands preparing for graduation ceremony

Graduation Ceremony - General Admission

02/07/2022 at 09.30

This is the main graduation ceremony at which most undergraduate students proceed to their first degree at the end of their final term.