Chief Commercial Officer, Discovery Health

Dr Ronald Whelan is Chief Commercial Officer of Discovery Health. A medical doctor by training with an MBA, he was Associate Partner at McKinsey from 2006 to 2013 during which time he co-led McKinsey’s healthcare practice across sub-Saharan Africa.

From 2013 to 2019 he was Partner and Head of Healthcare Investments at Spinnaker Growth Partners where he led investments and business development across a range of healthcare ventures and was founder of Healthforce, a leading telemedicine player in South Africa.

Dr Whelan has extensive experience in clinical and corporate healthcare spanning more than 20 years and 25 countries globally.