Dr Ruth Oshikanlu MBE | CEO of Goal Mind and Abule CIC

Photograph of Ruth Oshikanlu

Dr Ruth Oshikanlu MBE is the CEO of Goal Mind and Abule CIC. 

She is a multiple award-winning expert nursing, midwifery and health visiting leader and social entrepreneur with almost three decades experience in delivering secondary and community healthcare services in the public, independent and voluntary sectors.

Ruth is passionate about equity, social justice, trauma-informed approaches to care and spent most of her career working with marginalised communities to reduce health inequalities and improve life outcomes.  She continues working to reduce the disparity in health outcomes.

Ruth is a Queen’s Nurse, Churchill Fellow, Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting, Royal College of Nursing, and The Royal Society of Arts and The Royal Society of Public Health, and Florence Nightingale Senior Leadership Scholar.  She was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year 2019 Honours List as an ambassador for the health visiting profession and for services to community nursing, children and families.