Ernest Darkoh

Ernest is a Harvard Medical School and Harvard Masters of Public Health graduate, with an MBA from Oxford's Balliol College. He has provided professional testimonials to the United States Senate and to United Kingdom parliamentarians on global HIV/Aids and healthcare strategy. He worked for McKinsey & Company in New York, advising Fortune 500 companies on issues of corporate strategy and operational improvement. Ernest is the chairperson and founding partner of Broad- Reach Healthcare, a global healthcare management and services company. He is widely acclaimed for his bold leadership in Botswana's National Antiretroviral Treatment Programme, one of the most successful public sector HIV/ Aids treatment programmes in Africa and widely regarded as the "proof of concept� model for large-scale ARV therapy in Africa. Ernest was voted by Time Magazine as one of 18 Global Health Heroes and was featured in the highly acclaimed PBS documentary Rx for Survival.

Lunch spot: Salvation Cafe, 44 Stanley, Milpark