Consultant, Medical / Clinical Affairs

Dr. Ernest Darkoh has serves as Special Counsel of Medical and Clinical Affairs.  He is an internationally renowned expert in strategic planning, systems and large-scale program implementation in the health and social sectors.  Ernest’s recent work has focused on using new technologies, big data analytics and organizational behavioral psychology to radically improve population and individual healthcare outcomes.  He has worked with the private sector, governments, international normative organizations and non-governmental organizations across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and North America.

Ernest was recognized by New African Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Africans.  He was selected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and was named one of eighteen “Global Health Heroes” by TIME Magazine for his leadership in launching Africa’s first HIV public sector treatment program in Botswana.  He is a frequent plenary speaker on strategies for implementing large-scale health and social sector interventions.

Ernest worked for ACHAP (funded by the Merck & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations) in Botswana and previously worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company.  Ernest earned his BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He received his MD from the Harvard Medical School, his MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and his MBA from the Said School of Business at Oxford University (Balliol College) as a Fulbright Scholar.