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Victor Ugo

Medical doctor and Founder, Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI)
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Victor Ugo is a medical doctor and and the founder of Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI)

Victor is a medical doctor and the founder of Nigeria and one of Africa’s biggest youth-led and user-led youth mental health networks, Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI).

With an MSc in Global Mental Health from King’s College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Victor worked as the Senior Campaign Officer for United for Global Mental Health and the Co-Chair of the Child and Youth Working Group of the Global Mental Health Action Network. He then moved on to a new position with the MHPSS Collaborative, hosted by Save The Children, in Copenhagen Denmark, as the MHPSS and Youth Engagement Advisor.

Victor’s work and experience over the years have put him at the forefront of the global discourse on youth mental health and he is very passionate about conversations regarding the decolonisation of mental health as well as representation in the global mental health sector.

Join Victor Ugo at the ODI Summit 2021