Dr Jan Van Rooyen was appointed Group Executive, Healius Pathology effective from 1 June 2023.

Jan is both a Pathologist and a business leader and was the Chief Executive Officer of AMPATH in South Africa for nearly 20 years. Under his leadership, AMPATH was transformed clinically and operationally from a collection of independent practices to a market-leading business. During this time, Jan took the lead in bringing together 70 pathologists and support teams as well as IT systems consolidation and grew the business to 160 pathologists and more than 4000 staff members. By 2018 AMPATH had around 900 collection facilities and was performing ~24 million tests a year, having become the leading pathology practice in South Africa with a market share (~40%) and a reputation for ethics and quality.

Jan graduated as a General Practitioner in 1979 and attained a Masters’ Degree in Pathology in 1987.