Dr Peter Benjamin is the director of the non-profit HealthEnabled based in Cape Town, which builds integrated digital health to improve health outcomes at scale. Previously he worked for the mHealth Alliance, and Cell-Life. He has 25 years experience in the use of ICT for social change and development. He worked for Poptel in the UK, the SA National Civic Organisation, the Universal Service Agency, the Association of Progressive Communications and founded the LINK Centre for ICT policy at Wits University, Johannesburg, in 1997.
From the UK, he moved to South African in 1994. He has a first degree in Physics, a Masters in IT and his PhD examined universal access to ICTs in SA. He is currently studying a Masters in Public Health. Peter is a member of the People’s Health Movement of SA. He is married to Marion Stevens, and has two wonderful boys (Joel and Alex).
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