Health Management and Leadership Specialist, with strategic and operational expertise in health systems strengthening and, in the design, execution and evaluation of innovative health services. Dr Saddiq worked with national, regional and local governments, indigenous NGOs and global agencies and funders, such as the World Health Organization, World Bank and Global Fund, he conceptualised and led on the end-to-end design, delivery and evaluation of health systems and disease prevention & control programmes.
In driving the required results, he has employed emerging technologies and innovative measures to increase the efficiency and quality of interventions. An engaging relationship builder, he has a longstanding record of developing strategic partnerships and of leading complex negotiations to secure $multi-million funding and health commodities in support of positive outcomes.
An influential and widely internationally networked professional, he has extensive expertise in developing health financing initiatives and establishing and running healthcare organisations in low resource settings. He draws upon a strong project management background in Nigeria, West Africa, and the Middle East.