Bunmi Makinwa is the Chief Executive Officer of AUNIQUEI. Previously Makinwa held the following positions, Africa Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Director of UNAIDS New York Office; Director and Representative of UNAIDS to the African Union, Addis Ababa. He has worked for Family Health International (FHI), Programme for Appropriate Technology for Health (PATH) and World Health Organization.
He is the founder of INCLUDE International, a not-for-profit advocacy and performance analysis organisation.
Makinwa is an adviser to governments, businesses and United Nations. He serves on the boards of several businesses and non-profit organisations.
He authored and co-authored several books and journal articles. He is a blogger at bunmimakinwa.com and commentator on politics and public affairs. He writes analytical columns and opinions for news media and online publications, including The newspaper in Nigeria, Sahara Reporters, and Africa Development Talk.
Makinwa has degrees from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and Harvard University, USA. He has diplomas from institutions in Germany and South Africa.