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People behind the Scheme

Anglo Medical Scheme is governed by a Board of Trustees (BoT), managed by the Head Office and administered by Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd.

The Board of Trustees ensures that the interests of the members are protected and that the Scheme is properly administered. In order to ensure that all active members and pensioners are served equally, members of the Scheme elect 50% of the Board of Trustees every five years and the remaining 50% are appointed by the employer. The Board of Trustees appoints a Principal Officer who acts as the manager of the Scheme.

Board of Trustees

 

Dr Frank Fox

Chairman

Chair: Dr Frank Fox

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland: FFOM 2017; Royal College of Physicians of London: MFOM 2004; FFOM 2014; College of Medicine of South Africa: ACPHM (Occ Med) 2004; University of Witwatersrand: DOH (1985); University of Rhodesia: MB.ChB. (1978); Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons, Edinburgh: LRCP(Edin) LRCS(Edin) LRCP&S (Glas) (1978).

Frank spent most of his corporate career with Mondi and then Anglo American and retired in 2015 from his position as Head of Occupational Health. He subsequently went into private specialist occupational medicine practice and occupational health consulting. He spent two years in full-time clinical practice overseas and consulted to the World Bank on Occupational Health. Frank served five years as Trustee during his time at Anglo American and was re-elected as member-appointed Trustee in 2019 and 2024.

 

Joe Coetzer

Vice-Chairman

Vice Chair: Joe Coetzer

Joe is an employer-appointed Trustee and has served on the Board and the Scheme's Management Committee since 2017. In 2024 he was elected byy members to serve as a Trustee. Joe gained experience as a Trustee on retirement funds and held several senior management positions at Transnet, SAFCOL, and finally the local forestry division of Mondi Limited, where he has been responsible for finance, procurement, land management, and corporate governance. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a comprehensive understanding of the financial and operational aspects of the Anglo Medical Scheme and our industry.

 

Julia le Roux

Principal Officer

Julia has a Bachelor of Arts and LLB from the University of Cape Town, complemented by a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Free State and a certificate in Trustee Training from Wits University. Her career commenced as a legal advisor in the insurance and healthcare industry. Her professional journey includes a 12-year tenure as the Principal Officer of Nedgroup Medical Aid Scheme, followed by her most recent position as the Principal Officer of Old Mutual Staff Medical Aid Fund. With 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the Scheme. Julia's dedication to health extends beyond her professional life. She is an ardent advocate for wellness and fitness, having actively participated in numerous endurance events, including Ironman, Two Oceans, Double Century road bike and the Transbaviaans mountain bike event. Julia joined the Anglo Medical Scheme in 2023 as Principal Officer.

Board of Trustees

 

Bridget van der Bijl

Employer-elected, Gauteng

 

Colleen Elliott

Member-elected, Gauteng

 

Dr Charles Mbekeni

Member elected

 

Craig Barret

Employer appointed

 

Dr Frank Fox

Member-elected, Gauteng

 

Hugh Thompson

Employer-elected, Gauteng

 

James Liston

Employer-appointed, Gauteng

 

Joe Coetzer

Employer-appointed, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Nare Mamabolo

Employer-elected, Gauteng

 

Nicholas Mason-Gordon

Member-elected, Gauteng

 

Raynagan Moodley

Employer-elected, KwaZulu-Natal

 

Sharon Hosking

Member-elected, Western Cape

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