Dr. Chike Nwangwu is the Chief Executive Officer of NOIPolls Limited. With over 13 years’ experience in data management, consulting, research, monitoring and evaluation, Dr. Chike oversees the general management of the company’s day-to-day operations.
Prior to joining NOIPolls, Dr. Chike was with Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation, where he managed the data and analytics team providing analytic support to the organization. He oversaw the performance management program of HSDF in 4 states establishing relationships with the senior stakeholders in the states towards improving the use of data for decision making. He also led the team providing contract management and data verification services in the performance-based financing project in Nigeria – the Nigeria State Health Investment Project (AF-NSHIP).
He is a Lives Saved Tool (LiST) expert building the capacity to use the LiST to calculate health outcomes and lives saved by various health interventions. He supported the development of the framework for the Saving One Million Lives Pay for results program (SOML P4R) in Nigeria and has provided support for large scale community-based surveys like the expansion of the SMART survey in Nigeria to cover the entire country and the Nigerian Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2013. His previous work experience spans several organizations including FHI360, MSH, Global Fund and World Bank.
Dr. Chike is a medical doctor and got his MBBS from the University of Nigeria. He also has a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree both from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA. He is certified in performance-based financing (PBF). His core skills include performance management, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and interpretations, quantitative and qualitative research.
Dr. Chike is passionate about data and evidence gathering across all sectors and expanding NOIPolls operations across the West-African sub-region. He is an avid tennis fan and a scrabble player.