Founding Partner and Chairman
As a Founding Partner and Chairman of BroadReach Healthcare and Head of the Botswana HIV/AIDS programme, Ernest Darkoh has extensive experience and is renowned for his work in HIV/AIDS programme management, planning, prevention, and ARV implementation. Under a US$ 100 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates and Merck Foundations, he leads Masa, Botswana's national ARV treatment programme, the largest public sector treatment programme in Africa, in whose development he has been involved since its inception. He also serves as a key adviser to numerous governments and organizations in the development of their public and private sector HIV/AIDS treatment programmes. He is a frequent lecturer at international AIDS conferences on strategies for implementing treatment programmes in resource-limited settings. Before assuming his role in Botswana, he served as a Management Consultant for McKinsey & Co in New York and South Africa where he advised Fortune 500 companies on issues of corporate strategy and operational improvement.