Greg van Wyk

Chief Executive Officer

Greg joined Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2013 as Chief HR Officer following many years in leadership positions across the fields of human resources and strategy. Prior to Mediclinic, he served as Group HR Director at BMW South Africa, led Human Resources and strategy at Land Bank, and held the position of Associate Director in Human Capital at Deloitte. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in April 2022.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Law (University of Johannesburg), Diploma in Education (Bechet, now Edgewood).

Braam Joubert

Chief Financial Officer

Braam Joubert joined Mediclinic in 1995 as an accountant, after which he was appointed as financial manager of the group in 1998. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2008.

Qualifications: Braam holds an Honours degree in Accounting (B.Comm. (Hons)) from the University of Stellenbosch and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Johann Geersema

Acting Chief Operating Officer

Johann Geertsema previously worked as a Hospital General Manager for a large hospital group in South Africa, then later joined the Mediclinic Group in 2005 as Regional Chief Operating Officer. He was promoted to acting Chief Operating Officer for Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2023.

Johann performed the role of board member for a number of clinical organisations and currently holds Board Membership of Curamed Holdings, Mediclinic Renal Services, Medicine Precise, ER24 EMS, and Intercare Group Hospital Holdings.   

Qualifications: Johann obtained his B Pharm degree in 1981 from the University of Potchefstroom and a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership from UNISA in 1991.   

Dr Gerrit de Villiers

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr Gerrit de Villiers joined Mediclinic Panorama hospital in 2015 as the Hospital Clinical Manager after 15 years in private practice as a paediatrician. Thereafter he was promoted to Group General Manager: Clinical Performance of Mediclinic International in 2018 and to Chief Clinical Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2021.

Qualifications: Gerrit holds a MMed in Paediatrics (Stellenbosch University); a diploma in Child Health (Royal College of Physicians of London); and a PgDip in Business Management and Administration (Stellenbosch University). He is registered as a medical specialist with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa. 

Corné Heyns

Chief Strategy Officer

Corné Heyns joined the Mediclinic group in 2004 as the manager responsible for new business opportunities for Mediclinic Southern Africa. His role later expanded to include support for international business opportunities, related corporate finance activities and investor relations for the group. In 2014 he was appointed as the manager of business performance for Mediclinic Southern Africa; and subsequently as the Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2017.

Qualifications: He holds an Honours degree in Accounting (B.Acc. (Hons)), from the University of Stellenbosch and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Dr Biren Valodia

Chief Marketing Officer

Dr Biren Valodia has held various managerial positions in the healthcare industry since 1999. He joined Mediclinic in 2006 as Chief Marketing Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa.

Qualifications: Biren holds a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm) from the University of the Western Cape, an Honours degree in Business Administration (B.B&A (Hons)) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), from the University of Stellenbosch as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from SMC University. He also completed an Executive Development Programme (EDP) through the University of Manchester. In addition, Biren holds an Integral Coach certification from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB-UCT) and is an admitted Chartered Director CD(SA) at the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IoDSA).

Raymond Plotz

Chief Information Officer

Raymond Plotz joined Mediclinic in 1995 and has held various managerial positions in the ICT department. He was appointed as the Chief Information Officer in 2011.

Qualifications: Raymond holds a Certificate on Information Systems Management from UCT Graduate School of Business and is a graduate of the Senior Management Development Program from Executive Business School, University of Stellenbosch.

Clara Findlay

Chief Legal Officer

Clara Findlay practiced as an attorney for several years, where after she joined Mediclinic as legal adviser in 1997 and was appointed as Chief Legal Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2008.

Qualifications: Clara holds a Bachelors in Law (B.A. LLB) from the University of Cape Town.

Gale Shabangu

Chief Transformation Officer

Gale Shabangu joined Mediclinic Southern Africa in October 2019 as the Chief Transformation Officer. She has vast experience within the diversity and inclusion field, and has served in similar roles at blue-chip South African companies such as Accenture and Vodacom.

Qualification: She holds a BCom (Economics and Taxation) from the University of Witwatersrand.

Humsha Ramgobin

Chief Human Resources Officer

Humsha Ramgobin joined Mediclinic in 2022 as Chief Human Resources Officer. She is a seasoned HR professional with over 25 years of experience, 15 of which were in executive roles within the consumer goods, retail and financial services sectors. She has served in various executive roles focusing on optimising operating models and structures, creating more effective ways of working; streamlining efficiencies; centralising group functions, and creating centres of excellence. 

Qualifications: She holds a BA in Social Work from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a BA Honours in Industrial Organisational Psychology from Unisa and an Associate Coaching Certificate from the UCT Graduate School.