Peter Botha | Mercer

Peter Botha

Peter Botha
Leadership Profile

Peter Botha

Head, Health & Benefits India, Middle East, Africa, Turkey CEO Africa



Peter is the Market Business Leader for EH&B, IMETA, and is also a member of Mercer’s Middle East Market Leadership Team.  He joined Mercer in 2014 to initially establish a Pan African Health and Benefits  Solution and recently in  a leadership role for the EH&B teams in the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Mercer, Peter worked as CEO of a large insurer providing insured benefits in Africa.

Peter has over 20 years experience of managing employee health and benefits plans. He has had responsibility for bringing new products to market and the related service and administrative functions. He developed insurance and reinsurance products in Africa and has experience of international medical plans and multinational pooling. Peter manages a portfolio of multinational clients, advising on strategy, design, financial risk management, TPA and insurer vendor selection and management, and program performance measurement of their employee health and group benefit plans across the IMETA region. In addition, Peter is currently working on projects including an African Health and Benefit  Solution for multinationals operating in more than one country on the continent. In recent years, Peter  has been an advisor on employer health issues for large employers in Africa, Middle East and India.

Peter is a qualified doctor and has further qualifications in Business Management and Health Economics and an MBA.