Dr Brian Brink worked for the Anglo-American Group for 33 years and retired as Chief Medical Officer at the end of 2014. During his tenure he advised group companies on a broad range of health issues, including occupational health; employee health and wellbeing; disease management (particularly HIV and AIDS); employee and family health benefits; as well as health systems strengthening in disadvantaged communities.
He has served on the boards of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the South African National AIDS Council trust as a representative of the private sector, and is a director of Discovery Limited, Section 27, and the International Women’s Health Coalition based in New York.
He is also on the Global Board of Grassroot Soccer. Dr Brink was awarded an honorary doctorate in Medicine by the University of the Witwatersrand in December 2014.