Dr. Chidi Amadi is a graduate of King’s College London in both medicine and pharmacology. During his medical studies, he served on the board of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, as deputy chair of the British Medical Association conference and as director of the King’s Think Tank Education Policy Centre. He was awarded the King’s College London Half Shield Award in 2016 for his contribution to the university community. As a doctor, he sat on the Advisory and Development Forum of the London deanery of junior doctors, representing 800 doctors. He has published over 14 academic research papers and presented at four international conferences. In 2011, Chidi strategised with a team of eight and co-founded a new secondary state school in London which opened its doors in 2014. He was a governor at the school’s inception and now serves as chair of governors, providing strategic oversight and direction. The school was rated “outstanding” by official school inspectors Ofsted, and he also won a business award for this endeavour.
After practicing as a doctor for three years, Chidi decided to do an MBA at London Business School to benefit from its diverse student body, unparalleled access to global opportunities and its flexible and customisable curriculum. He is an associate fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society and is actively involved in the Africa Club at LBS. Chidi plays badminton and football regularly, speaks publicly on education and leadership at the Houses of Parliament, enjoys mentoring and coaching and has tutored for over 10 years.