Dr Dorothy Sekhukhune

Chairperson

Dr Sekhulhune is an experienced graduate with Doctoral Curationis (Psych. N) (UJ); MSc. (Psych.N.) (Wits); Fellow of the Graduate School of Arts and Science at Harvard University [USA]: B.A.(Cur).(UNISA); Advanced Health Services Management Certificate (PTA); Leadership Development Programme (WBS); R/N; R/M; R/Psych. (SA). Dorothy is a practicing psychotherapist, counselling and family therapist and hold a certificate in Business and Life Coaching. Also completed Skills Development Facilitation, Outcomes based assessment and outcomesbased moderation courses and is accredited with Education, Training and Development Practices Sector (ETDP-SETA).
Dorothy is equipped with skills and knowledge of over 30 years in leadership and business development, financial analysis, product development, Human capital and project management. She also acquired skills and knowledge in human capital management and development, performance management, facilitated individual development plan (IDP) for succession planning, labour relations with specific reference to chairing disciplinary and appeal hearings, negotiation skills, persuasive skills, and also represented the company at the CCMA and Arbitration proceedings.

She is currently the Managing Director of Mosego Home Based Care for Psycho- Geriatric persons. The focus is to assist these users towards deinstitutionalisation as part of the process required by the new Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002. She is the founding member of this Non Government Organisation and co-owns it with a partner. She is also the founder of Noko-Tswako Business
Solutions cc which focuses in assisting other organisations with Organisational Development and Leadership Development. She serves on the Board of Center for HIV and AIDS Prevention Study (CHAPS) as the Chairperson of the Board.

Jacqueline Pienaar

Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Jacqueline is a public health specialist with extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing large public health interventions and programmes. She has a background in research, managing consortium HIV, TB and Microbicide clinical trials, SRH research, biomedical HIV prevention, bio-ethics and research statistics. She is a Wits accredited Good Clinical Practice and Ethics trainer in the sphere of public health, research and clinical trial interventions.

Briefly, Jacqui’s public health experience includes serving the US Government in the capacity of both CDC VMMC Lead and USAID Biomedical Prevention Specialist, Chief of Party for Jhpiego’s VMMC programme, strategic information specialist to UNAIDS; Technical Consultant to UNFPA and EQUIP. She also served as the WHO Technical Advisor on HIV drug resistance surveillance, where she implemented the Early Warning Indicator process across 48 districts in SA. She is currently pursuing this topic as her PhD under the supervision of CAPRISA’s Dr. Kogie Naidoo.

Khalid Omar

Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer

Khalid is a retired Partner/Director of PwC, one of the largest Global Professional Services firms. He has a career spanning over 30 years with PwC as a Director/Partner, a senior manager at Standard Bank and recently led a Health initiative of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants in the Limpopo Province. Khalid has experience ranging from Financial Management, Project and Program Execution, Governance, Management and Leadership. He also has extensive experience in assisting organizations in developing and implementing growth and turnaround strategies.

Khalid has been recently appointed in the above position to support CHAPS and its CEO in implementing its growth and turnaround strategy. His role is to provide leadership in the areas of finance, HR and ICT and support the CEO in the development of new programs and business opportunities. Khalid has an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for innovation and problem solving.

Dr Dino Rech

Non-Executive Director

Dino Rech is a South African clinician and social entrepreneur who has spent his career focused on how to use research, lean management principles, and technological innovation and apply them to clinical settings to improve efficiencies and outcomes in the primary health care setting. Dino obtained both his Medical and MBA degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand. Dino has worked across the spectrum of private, government and NGO healthcare sectors, in developing countries, both as a practising physician and as the Founder and Director of an emergency medicine practice and SouthernAfrican HIV prevention focused implementing NGO, CHAPS.

More recently Dino has worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation where he managed an international portfolio of investments focused on innovation to improve PHC service delivery and outcomes. In April 2018 he joined the Aurum Institute as the Regional Chief Operating Officer (COO) responsible for Aurum’s Health Programme Divisions. Dino is especially passionate about improving the living circumstances and access to good quality healthcare on the continent he calls home and sees a careful balance of government, private sector and societal stakeholder needs and inputs as key to
achieving this.

Bulelani Kuwane

Non-Executive Director

Bulelani holds Masters in Management (Public and Development Management) from Wits, Honours Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce from Unisa and Comprehensive Diploma in Nursing from Transkei College ofNursing. He is currently an Executive Fellow in the Office of the CEO at the Aurum Institute, undergoing Advance Executive Development. He is also a member of Executive Committee at The Aurum Institute and was the Managing Director for Health Systems Division for 3 years. He is a Public Health Specialist with more 18 years’
experience in managing HIV and AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment programmes.

He has worked in the public, private and the not for profit sectors. Bulelani has a passion for increasing access to health care services and improving quality of health care services. He is a board member and chairperson of the boards of Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa and Yoga4Alex. He was previously a board member of HospiceWits. Bulelani brings his strengths in programme and project management, leadership and governance, operational management, financial management, human resources management and stakeholder management. Bulelani serves on the Human Capital, Social and Ethics Committee.

Rudzani Rasikhinya

Non-Executive Director

Rudzani is a Chartered Accountant and CEO of Rudkor Consulting, providing services to clients in the areas of transaction advisory, project finance, financial modelling, taxation and ICT consulting. She has extensive financial management, leadership and management experience, having served as a Chief Financial Officer in Government and State-Owned Enterprises such as Sentech and SITA, spanning a period of over 10 years. Rudzani serves on the Audit and Risk Committee of CHAPS.

Ken Wienand

Non-Executive Director

Ken is a Chartered Accountant SA and Certified Turnaround Practitioner. Over the past 32 years he has gained experience in business turn around and business recovery services, auditing, internal auditing, managing forensic assignments, technical management, human resources, BEE Transactions, marketing, training – both internal and external as well as managing advisory and consulting practices. He has worked extensively in both the public and private sector at Director/ Partner/ CEO and CFO level. He is a founding member of CHAPS and serves on the Board as a Non- Executive Director, Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Human Capital, Social and Ethics Committee.

Professor Mohamed Haffejee

Non-Executive Director

Mohamed Haffejee is a Professor and Head of the Division of Urology at the University of Witwatersrand. He is also a practicing Urologist at the Netcare Waterfall and Milpark Hospitals and Donald Gordon Medical Centre. Professor Haffejee is further a Certified Da Vinci Robotic Surgeon. Professor Haffejee has over 20 years’ experience in his field with a demonstrated history of working in the Higher Education Industry. His skills range from program evaluation, oncology, lecturing, public speaking and molecular biology.

He is also a business development professional having graduated from St Barnabas College. Professor Haffejee is a founding member of CHAPS and serves on the Human Capital, Social and Ethics Committee The new Executive Management Team is very experienced, technically savvy and adept in business strategy. We are supported by an experienced team of Technical Leads, Project Managers and dedicated field operators. CHAPS’ portfolio of expertise constitutes a diverse array of public health fields and disciplines. Our services comprise the continuum of research, implementation, service delivery, technical support and policy development. This includes TB and HIV prevention and treatment approaches, community-based differentiated care, prevention research and epidemiological analytics. Our existing technical skills are augmented by the addition of key personnel experienced in public health programmes and diverse health portfolios and fields of practice.