Rev Sam Ajibola: The President, CHM Worldwide
Revd Sam Ajibola is the President of Christ Hospital Ministry (CHM). He is an Accountant by profession and a Fellow member of the Chartered and Certified Accountant, ACCA UK. He has a master degree in Accounting and Finance from South Bank University London.
Sam has over 30 years working experience at a Senior Management level in financial institutions, private corporate organisations and UK government where he served as the Head of Finance/Financial Controller of the Estate Division of Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) from 2001-2006. He was involved in the financial management of the outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the UK.
Sam was ordained a Reverend in September 2002. He was also ordained as an Elder and Overseer of the Apostolic Church in 1986 and 1989 respectively. He has a burning passion for soul-winning with a particular passion for young adults with mental health difficulties. With his devotion to duty in these areas, he has witnessed the divine transformation of young lives with challenging mental problems.
Sam has a notably remarkable compassion for the sick and vulnerable a quality which is believed led to the divine inspiration he received to establish Christ Hospital Ministry in September 2000. Sam is married to Mary, a Mental Health Social Worker and Best Interest Assessor.
Femi Abiodun: The General Secretary, CHM WorldwideMr. Femi Abiodun graduated with an Honours degree in Business. He brings to the organisation a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of Information Technology, Business, and Administration. He has worked in various organisations in Nigeria and the UK, including the NHS and local authorities. He was appointed General Secretary in 2000 and has contributed immensely to policy formulation and the general administration of the organisation. He continues to thrive on the challenges of working with CHM and has a strong desire to bring quality and improvement to the management of CHM.
Dr Gbenga Sofowora: Vice Chairman, CHM UK
Dr Sofowora qualified as a Medical Doctor in Nigeria in 1986. After working briefly in Nigeria, he travelled to the UK in 1991 to pursue a postgraduate qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
He was admitted to the membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1997. In 1998 he began training as a GP and qualified in 2000. He is currently working as a Principal GP in Medway, Kent and he brings to CHM a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of medicine.
He has made a significant contribution to CHM in the area of strategy and policy formulation and also serves as a member of the board of trustees of Christ Hospital Ministry International.
Dr Sofowora has been a member of since the inception of CHM in September 2000. He is married to Iyabo, a retired Theatre Nurse, herself a volunteer for CHM.