Dr. Fatima Akilu

Dr. Fatima Akilu is the Executive Director of NEEM Foundation.  She is a trained psychologist with over 20 years experience in the field of mental health.

Until August 2015, she pioneered Nigeria’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programme as the Director for Behavioural Analysis and Strategic Communications at the Office of the National Security Adviser; a position she held for 3 years.