Martin Edobor

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Dr Martin Edobor FRSA
Chair of Young Fabians
In office
November 2015 – November 2016
Preceded by Alex Adranghi
Succeeded by Ellie Groves
Personal details
Born (1989-06-04) 4 June 1989 (age 28)
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Alma mater University College London
Profession Physician

Dr Martin Edobor FRSA (born 4 June 1989) is the former Chair of the Young Fabians, NHS Junior doctor and British Labour Party activist.

Background[edit]

Edobor was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Anthropology and MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health from University College London and MBBS, in Medicine from University College London Medical School.

He has been a member of the Young Fabian Executive since 2012, having held roles including Vice Chair in 2014/2015 and Treasurer 2013/14.[1] In November 2011, he founded the Young Fabians Health Network, and as Chair of the network he co-authored the pamphlets Irreversible[2] and Closing the Gap.[3] As Chair of the Young Fabians he has helped to expand the Young Fabian Networks, increasing the number from five to seven, with the addition of a Technology Network and Law Network.

Edobor writes regularly for the grass-roots Labour blog Labour list,[4] Huffington Post,[5] and Progress Online.[6] He is a former local authority school governor at Southern Road Primary School.

In 2014 Martin was named as “One to Watch” by Voice magazine,[7] alongside Anthony Joshua, Helen Oyeyemi and Ella Eyre. He is a member of the Co-operative party, the GMB and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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External links[edit]

Party political offices
Preceded by
Alex Adranghi
Chair of the Young Fabians
2015 – 2016
Succeeded by
Ellie Groves
  1. ^ Martin Edobor, Young Fabian profile
  2. ^ Irreversible Pamphlet
  3. ^ Closing the Gap Pamphlet
  4. ^ .Martin Edobor,Labour List
  5. ^ ,Martin Edobor, Huffington Post
  6. ^ Martin Edobor, Progress Online
  7. ^ Martin Edobor Voice Profile