Meet Our TEam

diversity by design

One team many talents 

diversity by design

Our team represents a diversity of skills, academic background and professional experience. This gives us a broader technical scope, a richer vocabulary to engage with our clients, and a more nuanced perspective on problems and solutions.

Prof Dr Wim Delva

Prof Dr Wim Delva

Founder and Managing Director

I trained as a medical doctor and hold a PhD in computational epidemiology. My career path has led me to become proficient in statistical programming, data science and high performance computing. I love teaching, team work, and applying cutting-edge methods to solve complex problems. 

Dr Sheron Forgus

Dr Sheron Forgus

Medical Consultant and Co-Director

I am a family physician with a passion for community orientated primary care, chronic disease management and being a mentor to medical professionals who seek self-empowerment in an ever-changing landscape of challenges and leverage points in public health.

Dr Andy Thomson

Dr Andy Thomson

Occupational Medicine Specialist

I am an occupational medicine specialist with postgraduate qualifications in travel and emergency medicine, management and leadership. I have extensive international experience, and I have led the design, development and implementation of occupational health information and management solutions.

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Stephanie Hollocks

Data Scientist

I hold a master’s degree in Biochemistry, specialising in molecular systems biology. I have a deep appreciation for the power of modelling to gain insight into complex biological problems. What drives me is the quest for answers to hard questions in public health through data science.

Dr Sylvia Van Belle

Dr Carl van Heerden

Data Scientist

I am a medical doctor with experience in internal medicine, emergency medicine and critical care. I am passionate about leveraging technological innovations to enhance diagnostic accuracy, personalise treatment plans, and improve patient outcomes through predictive analytics.

Emanuel Dominic

Emanuel Dominic

Lead Data Scientist

I am a data scientist with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Statistics and two master’s degrees in Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics. I love building models to transform raw data into insights, and using data visualisations to communicate their meaning and implications.

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Adriaan van Wyngaard

Data Scientist

I am a data scientist with a degree in computer science. As a skilled programmer, I have experience with various full-stack architectures. My combined knowledge of computer science and statistics puts me in a strong position to design, implement and integrate data science solutions into existing technology environments.

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Dr Hamza van der Ross

Data Analyst

I am a medical doctor with a background in primary healthcare and clinical research. Through my work as a clinical investigator, I have gained a deep appreciation for the importance of data. My goal is to improve the quality and access to healthcare via data science applications.

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Jody Fischer

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

My background is teaching English as a foreign language and preschool assistant teaching. I hold solid interpersonal and organisational skills, which I believe are essential in business administration and office management. I am excited to support the company’s journey from start-up to scale-up.

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Prof Kanshu Rajaratnam

Data Science Consultant

My background is in engineering, operations research and finance. Prior to becoming an academic, I worked in banking and business consulting. As the director of the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking, I represent the full width and depth of the data science research and teaching programmes of Stellenbosch University.

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Dr Ankia Coetzee

Endocrinology Specialist

I am an Endocrinologist, specialised in diabetes. My approach to endocrinology integrates basic sciences with clinical medicine. My research focus is hyperglycaemia in pregnancy. I enjoy teaching internal medicine and endocrinology, as well as liaising with local and global stakeholders in industry, government and pharmacy.

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PRof Dr Tienie Stander

Health Economics Specialist

I am a medical doctor with more than 40 years of experience in the health care ecosystem, including supply, provider, payer and patient side of the health care value chain. I have a key interest in the impact of digital transformation in the health care ecosystem and have led many projects towards adopting strategies in the wake of the 4th Industrial revolution. 

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Liza-Mari Wolhuter

UX/UI Designer

I am a UX/UI designer with degrees in Information Systems and Informatics. I have worked with numerous companies within the fintech, retail and mining industries. I use my different skills and knowledge in statistics, design and software development to create  efficient and enjoyable experiences for technology users.

Alex Mion

Alex Mion

Cloud Infrastructure Architect

With a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Information Systems, I am a multi-skilled individual with over 20 years of experience in Systems Engineering, Development and Cloud Services. I developed one of the world’s first online distance learning platforms, and I have been CTO in multiple FinTech organisations. 

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Dr Zoe Gill

Bioinformatics Consultant

My background is in cellular and molecular biology and genetics, and I hold a PhD in Bioinformatics, focusing on the genetics of ageing of the immune system. My expertise lies in the analysis of omics data, and my approach to bioinformatics draws on my experience in corporate healthcare analytics, project management and data standardisation.

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Justin Engle

Software Developer

I am a full stack developer with a degree in software development and Microsoft certifications as a Solutions Developer, Solutions Associate, and Professional. I am an experienced programmer in C#, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Aurelia and Svelte. I focus on developing software solutions that are fit for purpose and that can be built in a modular and lean fashion. 

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George Stander

Digital Transformation Facilitator

I have worked in product development for the past 13 years, from engineering to automation and SAAS applications. Combining my experience in product design and innovation, I lead digital transformation and innovation projects in multidisciplinary environments. I have a professional diploma in user experience design and I am a qualified Design Sprint Master.