Dr Ronnie van der Merwe, Non-Executive Director
Dr Ronnie van der Merwe was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2018. The Company does not consider Ronnie to be independent as he has been appointed to the Board by the Company’s principal shareholder, Mediclinic International, under the terms of the relationship agreement with them.
Current external appointments
Skills and previous experience
Ronnie is a specialist anaesthetist who worked in the medical insurance industry before joining Mediclinic Group in 1999 as Clinical Manager. He established the Clinical Information, Advanced Analytics, Health Information Management and Clinical Services functions at Mediclinic, and subsequently served as the Mediclinic Group’s Chief Clinical Officer. He was appointed as an executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2010 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited.