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FPD Management Team

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Dr Gustaaf Wolvaardt
Managing Director
MBChB (Pret), M.Med (Int) (Pret),
FCP (SA),AMP (MBS), PGCHE (Pret)

The Managing Director has the overall responsibility for managing FPD in accordance with the strategic direction provided by the FPD Board of Directors. Additionally the Managing Director also acts as Head of the Special Projects Cluster which encompasses a variety of independent community engagement projects and business units. These include:

  • CONFERENCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS DEPARTMENT
  • GENDER BASED VIOLENCE PROJECT
  • GP TENDER PROJECT
  • LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT
  • PROGRAMME EVALUATION UNIT

Ms Veena Pillay
Academic Executive
MBA, PGCHE (Pret)

Veena Pillay heads up the Academic Cluster that houses FPD’s educational archives and comprises the following schools:

  • BUSINESS SCHOOL
  • SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  • SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
  • SHIPS UNIT

Mr Henk Reeder
Chief Operations Officer
BCompt

Henk Reeder heads up the Operations Cluster that provides cross-cutting operational support to all FPD Departments and includes:

  • FINANCE DEPARTMENT
  • HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATION
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT
  • COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Ms Suzanne Johnson
Technical Assistance Executive
BSLA, MPH

Suzanne Johnson is the head of the Technical Assistance (TA) Cluster which has a focus on strengthening South African Government (SAG) capacity for leadership, management and delivery of health services in the district health system. The following Departments form the cluster:

  • COMMUNITY BASED COUNSELLING AND TESTING (CBCT)
  • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PREVENTION DEPARTMENT (TAP)
  • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SPECIAL PROGRAMMES (TASP)
  • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE STRATEGIC INFORMATION (TASI)
  • HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING INFORMATION: HYBRID

Department, Programme and Project Heads

Dr Grace Makgoka
Head: Health Sciences
MBChB, Dip HIV Man (CMSA)

Mr Anton la Grange
Head: Training, Student Administration, Quality Assurance and Academic Programme Development
BSc (Ed), BSc (HONS), CAHM, AMP (MBS)

Ms Tiyani Armstrong
SHIPS Unit
LLB, HCM

SPECIAL PROJECTS CLUSTER

Ms Amor Gerber
Conferences and Special Events Department
B.Com, DTE

Dr Ria Schoeman
Gender Based Violence Project
BA HONS (UP), HED (UP),
MPA (UP), PhD (UP)

Prof Errol Holland
GP Tender Project
MBChB (UCT), FCP (SA), PhD (UCT)

Dr Gwen Ramokgopa
Lighthouse Project
MBChB, MPH

Ms Alet Bosman
Programme Evaluation Unit
B.Com (Fin Man), HED,
B.Com Hons (ACC), ACHM

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CLUSTER

Dr Nkhensani Nkhwashu
Community Based Counseling and Testing (CBCT)
BSc (Medical Science), MSc (Anatomy),
PhD (Microbiology)

Ms Hanlie van der Merwe
Technical Assistance Prevention Department (TAP)
BCur, CAHM

Dr Margot Uys
Technical Assistance Special Programmes (TASP)
MB.BCh (Rand) BA (Mus) Hons, HED, AHMP (FPD-Yale)

Ms Romy Overmeyer
Technical Assistance Strategic Information (TASI)
B. Econ. Sci.

Ms Ernesha Webb Mazinyo
Health Systems Strengthening: Hybrid
BS-Biology (Howard), MPH (Columbia)

OPERATIONS CLUSTER

Mr Henk Reeder
Finance Department
BCompt

Ms Maureen Fourie
Human Resource Administration
BA(Hons) IOP

Mr Henk Reeder
Information Technology
BCompt

Ms Helga Swart
Communications
HCM