Fellowship Year: 2018
Nationality: Nigeria
Job Title: Executive Director
Organisation: Evercare Hospital


Job Title: Executive Director

Organisation: Evercare Hospital

Professional History:
Temi Marcella is an investment professional and the inaugural Executive Director and Board Member of Evercare Hospital in Nigeria. As an investment professional, Temi has committed over half a billion in private capital across strategic sectors including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, and Financial Services, in a bid to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Temi has extensive entrepreneurial experience and has been instrumental in building and cultivating transformative institutions. As a co-founder of Kairos Angels, Temi invests in visionary entrepreneurs who are building scalable businesses and sustainable innovation ecosystems.

Temi started her career at Goldman Sachs International, where she was honored as a Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Scholar and received the Goldman Sachs and Institute of International Education’s Global Leaders Award. Temi has extensive board and committee experience with the Equality Fund Board of Directors, Save the Children UK Africa Advisory Board, and Alumni Ventures Group Spike Investment Fund. She has served on several Presidential committees that have shaped healthcare transformation in Nigeria.

Temi is the recipient of the Future Awards Africa Prize for Professional Service, M&A Advisor’s European Emerging Leaders Award and has been recognized as the Female Lead’s Top 20 Women under 20; and, Management Today and The Telegraph’s 35 Women Under 35 in the UK.

Academic and professional credentials: MA (Hons), First Class, University of Cambridge
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Programs: Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle Fellow
Kauffman Venture Capital Fellow
World Economic Forum Global Shaper alumnus
Goldman Sachs Global Leader


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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.