Councillor Yemi Osho

Yemi Osho

BMedSci (Hons) BMBS MRCS MSc FRCS (Plast)

Councillor Yemi Osho is a distinguished Midwife and Nurse practitioner of over 30 years and a Queen’s Nurse . She holds various post graduate qualifications including, PGDiP (Merit) Advanced Nursing Practice and MSc Health Services Management.

She is a visionary and problem-solving oriented leader, mentor and a role model both within nursing profession and politics. She has been at the forefront of nursing and worked in various capacities as nurse practitioner including senior management and board roles in the NHS. She has served on two CCG boards and also has a Director of Nursing.

Besides contributing widely to healthcare, she has nurtured and instrumental in developing so many talented nurses and also shaped so many nursing leaders including Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Nurses. She has contributed immensely to the work of Royal College of Nursing as an activist for over 25 years and was twice elected to London Regional Board.

Cllr. Yemi Osho is the Founder/CEO of Diabetes Action CiC and Rotvic Consultancy. She has been an elected Councillor since 2014 and past Mayor of London Borough of Waltham Forest. Board Member and Trustee of Capital Kids Cricket.

She is a recipient of several professional awards including Queen’s Nurse Title in 2012 by the Queen’s Nursing Institute, National ‘Activist of the Year’ award in 2013 by Movement for Change, Community Excellence Award 2017, Honorary Exemplary Diaspora Leadership Award 2017 and Excellence Award, March 2019 in recognition of her dedication and influence in shaping the NHS.