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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Ronald Whelan
Chief Commercial Officer at Discovery Health


Dr Ronald Whelan is Chief Commercial Officer of Discovery Health. A medical doctor by training with an MBA, he was Associate Partner at McKinsey from 2006 to 2013 during which time he co-led McKinsey’s healthcare practice across sub-Saharan Africa. From 2013 to 2019 he was Partner and Head of Healthcare Investments at Spinnaker Growth Partners where he led investments and business development across a range of healthcare ventures and was founder of Healthforce, a leading telemedicine player in South Africa. Dr Whelan has extensive experience in clinical and corporate healthcare spanning more than 20 years and 25 countries globally.

Agenda Sessions

  • Road to Return: The role of public-private partnerships in navigating a safe route back to business