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HFA Board of Directors

Teddy Mosomothane
Teddy Mosomothane Chairman - Health Funders Assocation CEO and Principal Officer of Bankmed Medical Scheme

Chairman - Health Funders Assocation

CEO and Principal Officer of Bankmed Medical Scheme

Teddy Mosomothane is currently the Chief Executive and Principal Officer at Bankmed medical scheme. He has been with Bankmed since 1 May 2008, and in the current role since 1 July 2013. His current areas of responsibility broadly include strategic initiatives, service delivery, financial performance, stakeholder management, human resources development, and governance.

Before the current role he was the Scheme's Finance and Risk Executive, a position he held since 2008. He was responsible for financial and risk management as well as ensuring Scheme compliance with all applicable legislative obligations and principles of good corporate governance.

Teddy has a total of 22 years' working experience in the fields of finance, risk management and corporate governance, the last 9 of these within the medical scheme industry. He has a B Com degree from UCT, and also completed an Executive MBA programme at UCT. Teddy also completed a range of further training and development programmes, including the Global Executive Development Programme at GIBS in 2011.

Recently (17 February 2017), Teddy’s involvement in an industry body operating as Health Funders Association (HFA), culminated into him being elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of HFA.

Lerato Mosiah
Lerato Mosiah CEO - Health Funders Association

CEO - Health Funders Association

Lerato Mosiah, Dip Ed (Sci), BSc (Hons) WITS, B. Pharm, MBA (GIBS), TuksAlumini Laureate

In excess of 20 years of local experience

  • Qualified Pharmacist from WITS University in 1993.
  • 13 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry with Adcock Ingram, Astra Zeneca, Norgine and Sekunjalo Healthcare.
  • 8 years of general management experience and a year as Head of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at Afrox.
  • 2 years of operational experience as founder and owner of Leato Group (Pty) Ltd.
  • Currently CEO of the Health Funders Association
  • Currently non-executive director of PSV, Force Fuel and Tafari Capital.
  • Currently Chairperson of PSV Social and Ethics Committee and member of Audit Committee.
  • Core skills include – business management, quality management, regulatory affairs excellence, board representation.
Dr. Tebogo Phaleng
Tebogo Phaleng Chief Strategy officer of Disovery Health

Chief Strategy officer of Disovery Health

Dr. Tebogo Phaleng is the Chief Strategy Officer of Discovery Health (Pty) Ltd. A medical doctor by professional background, he spent the early years of his career as a medical practitioner in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Tebogo has a wealth of strategic and technical experience within the health sector, having served in senior management roles and also as an independent consultant and senior advisor to leaders of local and international organisations in the public and private health sector, including medical schemes/administrators; healthcare providers; multinational pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers; industry representative bodies and governments.

Within Discovery Health, Tebogo is responsible for executive oversight and leadership of strategic risk management, health policy and regulatory affairs. He chairs the Risk Exco and also serves as a Director on the Discovery Health Board.

Andre de Koker
Andre de Koker Member - Health Funders Association CEO and Principal Officer at LA Health Medical Scheme.

Member - Health Funders Association

CEO and Principal Officer at LA Health Medical Scheme.

A distinguished Executive Officer presenting extensive experience and senior level management proficiency in the Healthcare and Medical Scheme Industries; André De Koker has enjoyed significant career promotion and growth, with particular expertise in the operational and financial management of major Medical Schemes. In position as CEO/Principal Officer with LA Health Medical Scheme, André drives the business strategies and the comprehensive activities, and high-capacity operations of the Scheme. In this long-term tenure (seventeen years) André has garnered deep industry experience, with particular focus on Medical Scheme cover offerings in the Local Government environment.

Industry involvement is evidenced in on-going participation on various Health Funder committees and executive bodies in Directorship and Administrative roles. Additionally, André holds an MBA qualification and a BCom Degree (Accounting). This strong foundation in Financial and Business Management is core to competency in understanding the fundamentals of managing large Medical Schemes: Andre has performed as Financial Manager at Global Health (five years) and as Assistant General Manager at Pretmed (eight years).

André is a committed leader and an analytical business manager, who takes pride in delivering excellence. Motivated to accept a new challenge, André offers his skills and depth of experience to the leadership of a high-profile Medical Scheme, such as those he has been in service to.

Barbara Duffy
Barbara Duffy Principal Officer of Topmed Medical Scheme
Principal Officer of Topmed Medical Scheme

Barbara Duffy is the Principal Officer of Topmed Medical Scheme.  Barbara has worked in the health care industry for the past 25 years, both in the United States and in South Africa, working across the value chain from provider to funder.  Barbara’s roles at the University of Virginia Medical Centre provided experience both in the out-patient and in-patient hospital settings.

Barbara was a Fund Manager and then Operations Executive at Momentum Medical Scheme Administrators, after having worked at Providence Health Risk Managers as a Health Care Consultant, providing an in-depth understanding of the South African Health Care environment.

Dr Nozipho Sangweni
Dr Nozipho Sangweni Member - Health Funders Association Principal Officer Discovery Health Medical Scheme.

Member - Health Funders Association

Principal Officer Discovery Health Medical Scheme.

Dr Nozipho Sangweni assumed her role as the Principal Officer of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme on 01 January 2017. Prior to being appointed as Principal Officer, Dr Sangweni was the Chief Medical Officer of Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) and also served as a DHMS Trustee and member of the Scheme’s Clinical Governance Committee.

She has an extensive knowledge of the healthcare and medical industries having worked as Chief Operations Officer at National Health Laboratory Service, Chief Medical Officer at South African Airways and other positions within healthcare and aviation medicine before joining DHMS.

Jeremy Yatt
Jeremy Yatt Member - Health Funders Association CEO and Principal Officer at Fedhealth

Member - Health Funders Association

CEO and Principal Officer at Fedhealth

Professional details Current Position(s)
Principle Officer - Fedhealth Experience.

  • Profmed PO & CEO
    Company Name Fedhealth Medical Scheme.
    Dates Employed Jun 2013 – Present
  • Healthcare funding specialist.
    Company Name Hollard
    Dates Employed Jul 2009 – Dec 2011
  • CEO
    Company Name Fedhealth.
    Dates Employed Jun 2003 – Jul 2009


  • Sandringham High
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Degree Name Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    Dates attended or expected graduation 1983 – 1988
Toni van den Bergh
Toni van den Bergh Member - Health Funders Association CEO and Principal Officer at Momentum Health

Member - Health Funders Association

CEO and Principal Officer at Momentum Health

Toni van den Bergh has worked in the healthcare funding industry for the past nineteen years. During this time she has worked in both medical scheme administration as well as funding; and since 2005, she has served as the Chief Executive and Principal Officer of Momentum Health.

She has gained a number of post graduate qualifications in Health financing, benefit planning and managed healthcare, both locally and abroad.

Toni has served on numerous of Boards and Committees in the past, including the previously constituted Financial Planning Institute of South Africa, the Sovereign Health Pension Fund, the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) and the Health Quality Association. She is currently a Director of the Health Funders Association.

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