Dr Lanre Ogunyemi is a Trustee of the Foundation. He is a consultant in occupational medicine and the Medical Director for Trinity Occupational & Public Health Solutions Ltd. He has been a registered medical practitioner since 1994, and listed on the General Medical Council (GMC)’s specialist register for Occupational Medicine since 2006. Following undergraduate medicine in University of Ibadan Nigeria, he trained in surgery and was a specialist registrar in ear, nose and throat surgery before pursuing occupational medicine. His Occupational Medicine Practice began in 2002 as a trainee in the Oxford Deanery Rotation, where he was based at the Royal Berkshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He completed his training in 2006 and was appointed a part-time consultant at the same Hospital. He was also appointed part-time accredited specialist in occupational medicine with Capita Health Solutions from September 2006. He left the NHS in August 2007 to pursue part-time independent practice and slowly transitioned into full-time independent practice by September 2009. His portfolio includes several national and small to medium enterprises, and he acts as a regional physician resource for several nationwide occupational health providers. He is particularly interested in fitness for work assessments, medical aspects of final employment decisions, causation analysis, Medico-legal disability evaluations, occupational mental health and otorhinolaryngologic disorders in the workplace.
He is also a visiting lecturer to the University of Birmingham, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and currently the Deputy Chief Examiner for the MFOM [consultant level exit] exam of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. He is the Regional Specialty Adviser on behalf of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine for the Trent Region. He is also the Chair for the East Midlands Group of the Society of Occupational Medicine. He runs a bimonthly continuing professional development educational event at the University of Nottingham for members of the society. He is also an external member of the clinical governance board of the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments.
When not practicing medicine, he enjoys serving his alumni charity, Ibadan Medical Specialist Group [IMSG-UK], as their president, gardening, swimming and harbouring hopes of revisiting past glories in chess and taekwondo.