About Gideon Botha

Gideon's Bio

A published academic and leading finance executive, Gideon Botha leverages a solid history of delivering new research insights towards improving the healthcare and banking experience, while boosting business performance.

As a Senior Financial Manager, Gideon partners with other senior management executives to achieve business growth objectives. Innovative and experienced, he works with teams to mitigate risks and steer the strategic decision-making process in the direction of increased profitability. In addition to his role at Nedbank, Gideon is a Trustee and Subcommittee Chairman of the Nedbank Medical Aid.

Gideon was involved in the successful financial modelling of a day clinic in Soweto of over R80 million. The clinic will open its doors in February 2020 and will provide invaluable quality private health care to the citizens of Soweto.

Gideon’s research into healthcare – making inputs into bettering the service currently on offer – has been recognised as an essential body of work within the sector. With a focus on the costs of healthcare and expanding access to the system, Gideon’s evaluation has sought to push healthcare in the direction of an equal offering.

With his blend of high-level corporate experience in the global economy and exceptional academic efforts, Gideon is well-equipped to make a significant contribution to future-proofing South African society and organisational efforts in diverse business areas.