Dr Jonathan Broomberg is CEO of Discovery Health, South Africa’s largest health insurer, and plays an active leadership role in Discovery’s global health insurance and wellness operations.
Jonathan studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and then read PPE at Balliol College, Oxford while on a Rhodes Scholarship. He subsequently completed MSc and PHD degrees in Health Economics at the London School of Economics, University of London.
Jonathan’s career in healthcare includes a period serving as Special Advisor to the Minister of Health of South Africa in the first post apartheid administration. Prior to joining Discovery Health 13 years ago, Jonathan was a founding director of a healthcare and education private equity and venture capital firm which he led for
7 years. Alongside his private sector interests, Jonathan maintains a strong engagement with South African and global public health and policy affairs. He served for 5 years on the first Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund against AIDS, TB and Malaria, including 2 years as Chair of the Panel. Jonathan also serves as a member of the Council of Wits University.