Ernest Darkoh

Ernest Darkoh
  • Founding Partner
    BroadReach Healthcare

Ernest Darkoh is a founding partner of BroadReach. He is an internationally recognized expert in large scale health systems development and implementation. He is widely acclaimed for his leadership provided to Botswana's pioneering National Antiretroviral Treatment Program (Masa)-the first national HIV treatment rollout in Africa. He has served as advisor to numerous governments and national authorities on their health systems and assisted with resource mobilization. He is on the board of the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and chairs the International Steering Group of the WHO Malaria Rapid Access Expansion (RAcE) 2015 Project. He has previously served as a member of the United States President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) and the Gilead Health Policy Advisory Board. Before BroadReach, he was with McKinsey & Company where advised Fortune 500 companies on corporate strategy and operational improvement as well as governments, multi-lateral agencies and global non-profits on strategy development and organizational design. Ernest earned his undergraduate degree with distinction from University of Wisconsin-Madison, Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, MBA from University of Oxford (Balliol College & Said Business School) and his doctor of medicine degree from Harvard Medical School. He is fluent in English and Swahili and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.