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Aurum Governance

The Aurum Institute is governed by a Board of Directors, supported by governance committees and led by a Group Management Executive consisting of a Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) supported by a Technical Expert Group; a Group Chief Operations Officer (COO) and a Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Prof Yosuf Veriava

  • Title: Non Executive Director
  • Qualifications: MBBCh, FCP, FRCP, PhD (Hon)
  • Location: Parktown

Professor Veriava (better known as Joe) has had a long and illustrious medical career and he has made significant contributions to bioethics in South Africa.

As one of the 5 famous South African doctors who challenged the Apartheid Government over the death of Steve Biko, Professor Veriava is well-known for his commitment to the values of justice and fairness in medicine. Professor Veriava spent many years heading up the department of internal medicine at Wits University. He is still with the University in a specialist advisor role and he is pivotal to the functioning of the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics.