Professional Background


Medical Doctor (MBChB) in 1996 – MEDUNSA; Master of Philosophy (Values and Policy Studies) at Stellenbosch University (MPhil 2001)

Clinical Medicine Experience as a Medical Practitioner 

Medical Officer in a Regional Public Hospital for 4 years in East London; Moved into Private Practice in one of South Africa’s biggest townships in Cape Town for 10 years. Supported community health and educational projects such as a Home for Disabled Children, HIV/AIDS Support Centre and Mother & Infant Care Clinics for free.

Business/Organisational experience

Worked as Health Executive at the South African Medical Association for 4 years; Worked at the National Department of Health as Director for Maternal, Women’s and Human Genetics for 4 years. Worked at the South African National Blood Service as Chief Executive Officer for 9 years.

Business Experience


Successfully spearheaded a business turnaround strategy from a loss making operation at R800 million annual revenue to a profit making business at R2, 2 billion annual revenue. Transformational management experience on organisational culture, values and business sustainability strategy.

Non-Executive Directorships of Boards (Current)

Council for Medical Schemes (CMS): Appointed by the Minister of Health, in 3 years became the Deputy Chairman. Appointments to Non-Profit boards such as the Sunflower Fund Board (fund-raising and organ donor recruitment NPO) for over 2 years and the Board of Bulungula Incubator (innovative community development NPO).

Executive Coaching

Executive Coaching is aimed at inspiring executive leaders to make behavioural changes which transform themselves and the people around them thereby increasing business results and performance. It takes the form of a one-on-one development process formally contracted between a professional coach and a management-level client to increase the client’s managerial and/or leadership performance, often using action learning.

Management Coaching Approach

  • Management Team Coaching
  • Executive/Senior Manager One-on-One Coaching
  • Transformational Executive/Management Co

Management Consulting Services

Management consulting is an independent, professional advisory service assisting managers and organizations to achieve organizational purposes and objectives by solving management and business problems, identifying and seizing new opportunities, enhancing learning, and implementing changes.

Management and Consulting Service offerings

  • Strategy development facilitation; Business planning workshops
  • Environmental scanning and business positioning
  • Executive and Senior Management Team Development
  • Workshop format:

Business Leader initial Consultation followed by intervention proposal; 2 – 3 day off site sessions; Groups of 6 to 15 people; 2 – 3 facilitators with own facilitation equipment.