AHH Leadership Team
Members of our leadership team consist of AHH Senior Management, Brand CEOs and Heads of Departments. They are market experts, who are highly knowledgeable about the healthcare industry and specific markets in which we operate. They have gained significant experience over the years and employ this experience for the benefit of our clients. Additionally, the diverse background of our team and our company culture that encourages individuality and originality both ensure a steady stream of innovative ideas from which our clients benefit.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Sangu Delle leads CarePoint (formerly known as Africa Health Holdings) as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He leads global operations, spearheads fundraising and investor relations, heads CarePoint’s investment committee and oversees all global offices.
Prior to joining CarePoint, Sangu served from 2006 to 2017 as the Chief Executive Officer of Golden Palm Investments Corporation (“GPIC”), a venture capital firm he founded. GPIC has invested in some of the leading healthcare and technology companies on the continent, including Andela, Flutterwave, mPharma, Reliance HMO and Rabito Clinic Limited. GPIC portfolio companies have raised over $900 million in venture financing. Sangu has had previous work experience at Valiant Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Sangu serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of multiple global institutions, including CarePoint, mPharma, Andela, Harvard Medical School’s Global Health and Service Advisory Council, Harvard’s Center for African Studies, Ashesi University, and the Harvard University Board of Overseers.
Sangu graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honors) in African Studies and Economics from Harvard College, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Master of International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford, a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Economic Anthropology & African Studies from the University of Birmingham. He also holds an Executive Education Certificate in Leadership from the University of Oxford’s Said School of Business. Sangu is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Banguu Delle is the Chief Growth Officer of CarePoint. He oversees growth expansion, business development, and marketing across all CarePoint healthcare facilities. He is also responsible for expansion into new markets across Africa. Banguu’s role also extends to building and nurturing relationships and partnerships between CarePoint, its brand companies and external stakeholders. Banguu has extensive experience in operations, investments, and general business management.
Prior to CarePoint, Banguu served as the Chief Operations Officer for Golden Palm Investments Corporation, where he oversaw and managed the company’s operations in Africa. He served on the Investment Committee and had P&L responsibility for the Healthcare and Agribusiness divisions. Banguu also previously served as General Manager of Rabito Clinic Limited, where he oversaw the expansion of the network of clinics from its flagship facility to 17 clinics throughout Ghana. Prior to Rabito, Banguu worked at the National Bank of Canada and at Altamira Investment Services, where he was responsible for managing a CAD$50 million portfolio. Banguu serves on the Board of Directors of Rabito Clinic Limited, Golden Palm Investments Corporation and Cleanacwa.
Banguu graduated from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and International Economics and pursued a Master of Business Administration at the London School of International Business. He holds certificates in Canadian Securities and Professional Financial Planning from the Canadian Securities Institution in Toronto, as well as certifications in Financial Markets from the Ghana Stock Exchange. He also earned an Executive Certificate in Business from Harvard Business School.
GLOBAL GENERAL COUNSEL AND CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Erharuyi Idemudia is the Global General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of CarePoint. He oversees CarePoint’s legal strategy, compliance, risk analysis, government relations, business integrity, and corporate governance functions. He joined CarePoint as a founding member in 2017 and serves on the Board of Directors.
Prior to joining CarePoint, Erharuyi served as Partner and Global General Counsel for Golden Palm Investments Corporation (“GPIC”), one of the leading venture capital firms in Africa. In that role, he specialized in corporate governance matters and advised the company on internal private placements, portfolio management, and private equity and venture capital investments. Some of these investments include multiple financing rounds in companies such as mPharma, Data Inc., Andela, Flutterwave, Frontier Car Group, and Reliance HMO. Prior to GPIC, Erharuyi practiced commercial litigation for a law firm in New York City.
Erharuyi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Legal Reasoning from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Juris Doctor from the Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor of the Law Review.
CHIEF OF STAFF
Adom Arthur is the Chief of Staff to the CEO of CarePoint. Adom is responsible for streamlining strategic initiatives, overseeing program management, and communicating objectives between departments. He oversees all strategic communication and the branding of CarePoint and all its healthcare facilities. Adom currently serves as Secretary to the Board of Directors of CarePoint, Meridian Health Group and Rabito Clinic Limited.
Prior to CarePoint, Adom spent 7 years working in international development and advertising with functions spanning marketing strategy and planning, brand development and design, public relations, communications, media strategy, and digital advertising. As Director of Marketing and Fundraising for Cleanacwa, an international non-profit in the Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) sector, Adom worked closely with government organizations, NGOs, charities, and other stakeholders in the WASH sector. He established global partnerships with many institutions of higher learning including Harvard University, Ashesi University, and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He also led fundraising activities that helped raise over $200,000 USD for water and sanitation projects.
Adom obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Business Management (Logistics and Operations) from Cardiff University, UK, and a Master of Science (MSc.) degree in Marketing Management from Aston University. He also has a CIPS Level 6 graduate diploma from Cardiff University in Purchasing & Supply from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
Dr. Bassem Hemdan is the Chief Executive Officer of Seha Healthcare, a healthcare network in Egypt comprising 3 hospitals and 12 outpatient clinics. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the facilities to ensure they are aligned with the organization’s short- and long-term strategy.
Dr. Bassem holds over 10 years of experience in managerial positions across multiple hospitals in the United Arab Emirates, in which his role involved strategy implementation and the assessment and analysis of the hospital's financial performance. Prior to joining Seha Healthcare, he served as District Director of Operations at Medeor Hospital in Dubai, where he was able to develop high-quality, cost-effective, and integrated clinical programs.
Dr. Bassem graduated from Cairo University with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S.). He also obtained a Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) degree from the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom.
LILY HOSPITALS, CEO
Dr. Austin Okogun is the Chief Executive Officer of Lily Hospitals Limited, one of Nigeria’s growing networks of private healthcare institutions comprised of 7 hospitals and 3 outpatient clinics. He is responsible for setting the strategic vision for the company and ensuring that the operations of each branch align with the overall company strategy.
An Occupational Health physician, Dr. Austin has had over 20 years of experience in the medical profession, particularly in Healthcare Management. In addition to running Lily Hospitals, he also manages Mofmed Medical Solutions Limited, a healthcare supply chain company, and Bravo Health Limited, a healthcare-focused IT company, amongst several other interests where he holds executive positions. Dr. Austin also holds a non-executive position in Greenbay HMO, and he is a Board Trustee of Ehiedu Development Foundation, the Tunde Ekpekurede Foundation, and the Society of West African internal audit practitioners.
Dr. Austin graduated from the University of Ibadan and received his Master’s Degree in Occupational Medicine from the University of Manchester. He is currently pursuing an online MBA at the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University in the United States. He is the proud recipient of the Healthcare Provider Award - 2019 at the Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Awards.
MERIDIAN HEALTH GROUP, CEO
Rukwaro Mathenge is the Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Health Group Limited, a leading healthcare provider in Kenya comprised of 3 hospitals and 12 outpatient centers. He is in charge of implementing the growth strategy of the group’s Kenya and East Africa operations and managing key stakeholder relations.
Rukwaro is an astute business leader with over 20 years of experience in multiple industries such as healthcare, FMCG, Manufacturing, and ICT, among others. Prior to joining Meridian, he was the Group CFO at Avenue Healthcare. He has also held senior leadership positions in multinational organizations such as Airtel Africa International BV, Simbisa Brands, AAR Healthcare Holdings, Ipsos Synovate, and Sarova Hotels, where he was successfully involved in leading stakeholder engagement and driving transformation strategies, business expansion, revenue growth, strategy formulation, improvement of operational excellence, and profit delivery.
Rukwaro holds a Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management & Finance) and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from the United States International University, Kenya. He is a certified accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and the Institute of Directors (IoD) of Kenya. He is currently participating in the Advanced Management Program for Executives at Strathmore, IESE, and Lagos Business School, Nigeria.
RABITO CLINIC, CEO
Karen Hendrickson is the Chief Executive Officer of Rabito Clinic Ltd. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the existing 24 branches, expanding the company’s network of clinics, adding new business lines within the healthcare space, and leading the company to meet its financial and operational key performance indicators.
Prior to joining Rabito Clinic Ltd., Karen worked as the Chief Operations Officer of MED-X Health Systems Limited, a private commercial health insurance company responsible for all operational activities related to Finance, Sales & Marketing, Medical Services, and Administration. During that period, Karen also served for 6 years as Deputy Chairman of the inaugural Ghana Grains Council, a public private commodity warehouse receipt program designed to improve post-harvest storage of grains in Ghana. During her tenure, she oversaw the program from concept to implementation. Karen is currently an Executive Board member of an NGO (CHF Ghana), which has raised over $2,000,000 USD over the past 10 years to pay for open heart surgeries for 240 underprivileged children in Ghana. Prior to moving to Ghana, Karen held the role of Senior Vice-President in the HSBC Bermuda (Formerly Bank of Bermuda) Private Client Division, where she was responsible for client portfolios of $50 million USD.
Karen obtained both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration degree from Acadia University, Canada. She also holds certificates from the New York Institute of Finance (Securities Industry) series 5 and 7, Financial Selling Systems (Part 1, 2 & 3), and Credit Risk Management.
GLOBAL VICE-PRESIDENT, GROWTH
Dr. Olasimbo Davidson is the Global Vice-President of People & Culture at AHH. She oversees all human resource affairs.
Dr. Davidson has over 25 years of experience in healthcare administration and health financing and over 12 years of experience in hospital management and human resource management. She has pioneered several quality management and human resource initiatives in the last 10 years.
Dr. Davidson earned a degree in medicine from the College of Medicine Ibadan and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Lagos College of Medicine. She also holds certifications and expertise in HR Management and Quality Management.
HEAD OF IT
MANAGER, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT AND MERGERS & ACQUISITION
HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION
Bright Gameli Gbeku is the Head of Administration at Africa Health Holdings and works from the Ghana office. In this role, Bright’s duties include legal management, office management and logistics management.
Prior to this Head of Administration position, Bright worked as an Administrative Manager/Associate at Golden Palm Investments Ghana Ltd from 2012 to 2017. He also worked as an Administrator at Rabito Clinic from 2008 to 2012, where he managed and supervised the erstwhile 27 branches of Rabito Clinic. Bright previously served as a National Service Personnel at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital, where he was charged with assisting in all administrative duties from 2007 to 2008.
Bright obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree (HONS) in Political Science and History from the University of Ghana-Legon, a Master of Arts degree in Local Government Administration and Organization and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA).