Introducing the new NHP Board of Trustees

The NHP Board of Trustees are appointed by the members of the Fund and manage the affairs of the Fund on behalf of the members in accordance to the Medical Aid Fund Act, 1995 (Act 23 of 1995) and the Fund Rules.

Mr Fabian Tait (Chairman)

Mr Fabian Tait, currently employed as the Chief Executive Officer at Namclear (Pty) Ltd, was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2017.

Ms Dantago Garosas (Vice Chairman)

Ms Dantago Garosas is currently the Manager: Human Capital at the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) and was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2017.

Mr Isdor Angula

Mr Isdor Angula, currently the Head: Human Capital at Standard Bank Namibia was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2017.

Ms Lilian Esme Botes

Ms. Lillian Esme Botes is the Managing Director of Medfam Marketing as well as the Medical Director at Rhino Park Private Hospital. She was appointed to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2019.

Mrs Suzie Chamberlain

Mrs. Suzie Chamberlain, is a member of PKF Financial Services cc, was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2015.

Dr. Martin Diekmann

Dr. Martin Diekmann, a family physician and partner at Eros Family Practice, was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2015.

Ms Astrid Feris

Ms. Astrid Feris is an admitted legal practitioner of the High Court of Namibia, and is currently employed at Sisa Namandje & Co Inc. as a professional assistant, was elected to the NHP Board in June 2015.

Ms Johanna Kambala

Ms. Johanna Kambala is the Manager Corporate Communications and PR at the National Youth Service. She was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2019.

The Board is responsible for formulating a strategy and effecting comprehensive oversight of the Fund’s activities, whilst the Principal Officer is the Executive Officer of the Fund, charged with implementing the strategy as set out by the Board.

Mr Percy McCullum

Mr. Percy McCullum, currently employed as Vice President at Swakop Uranium, and joined the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2018.

Mrs Helga Volschenk

Mrs. Helga Volschenk has her own consultancy business in the Marketing and Communications industry. She was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2019.

Ms Dapewa Walther

Ms Dapewa Walther, currently employed at the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), was elected to the NHP Board of Trustees in June 2017.

Mr Joern Wiedow (Principal Officer)

Mr. Joern Wiedow has 25 years of experience in the field of human resource management. He also has served as a Trustee of the NHP medical aid fund for 15 years. Mr. Wiedow was appointed as the full time Principal Officer of NHP in June 2012.

The Principal Officer reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for monitoring of the day-to-day activities of the Fund, to ensure that implementation of strategies approved by the Board of Trustees takes place and to ensure that governance takes place as set out in each sub-commitee policy document. The Principal Officer is also responsible to guide the Board of Trustees within the legislative and regulatory framework of the medical aid sector.

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