Mr Lerole David Mametja

Lerole David Mametja has served on the board for four years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health (Health Policy and Management) from Columbia University in New York and has worked in the health sector for the past 28 years, holding senior executive management positions, including, currently as the Head of Department: Core Operations (responsible for the education and training, registrations and professional practice of health practitioners) at the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

He was the CEO of the Health Systems Trust (HST), Chief Programme Officer at TB HIV Care and National TB Programme Manager at the National Department of Health - a position he held for 11 years. He has actively participated in global efforts, including the preparations for (as part of Task Teams led by the Geneva-based Stop TB Partnership and the World Health Organisation - WHO), and attendance of the first ever convened United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB held at the UN in 2018.