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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).

Dr Davis practised as a General Practitioner in Johannesburg from 1972 up to 1989.During this period his interests were being a good GP, an activist in the prevention and treatment of torture in South Africa and other political activities and emergency medical services.

Prof Gavin Churchyard is a specialist physician, internationally-renowned for his contributions in tuberculosis (TB). He is the founder and CEO of The Aurum Institute NPC, an independent, not for profit, proudly South African, public benefit organisation that focuses on TB and HIV service delivery, management and research. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Witwatersrand, School of Public Health and an Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine.

Dr Dave Clark is the Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the CEO : Southern Africa and the Principal Investigator (PI) on a number of the Aurum Institute’s PEPFAR grants.

Dr. Wallis is a physician scientist with training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and expertise in the development of biologics, vaccines, and small molecules.

Christine McDonald holds a B Acc Hons from the Stellenbosch University (1983) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986.

After 40 years service between Anglo American Corporation and De Beers he retired in the first half of 2006.

Phangisile Mtshali, is the director of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation "Secure the Future®", a programme currently covering 12 African countries in Southern Africa (5); West Africa (4) and East Africa (3).

Mr Unwin is the CEO of the WITS Hospice, he was employed as EVP: Corporate Services at AngloGold Ashanti during the period of 2008 to 2010

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.

I come from a background of 22 years in the profession, all with PricewaterhouseCoopers and their predecessor firms, the last twelve of which I was a partner based in Johannesburg.