Oludare Bodunrin

Oludare (Dare) Bodunrin is the Program Manager at SPARC and acting director currently. He leads SPARC’s programmatic pillars- coaching & mentoring, country engagement, and knowledge management. He has over eight years of his 13 years’ experience working on strategic initiatives to deliver quality health care to underserved populations in his native Nigeria. As a senior program officer for Results for Development (R4D) for the Nigeria office, he led several initiatives such as the design and implementation of Social Health Insurance Schemes and nationwide learning and experience sharing network. Working at PurpleSource as a senior program associate, Dare led the improvement of strategic purchasing of drugs and other medical consumables. He has also been instrumental in the creation of a community-based sales model that improved health insurance during his tenure as a business development officer at Hygeia Community Healthcare in Lagos. Dare has served as a panel speaker at the East African Healthcare Federation Conference and the African Health Economics and Policy Association.