Dr. Peter Kamunyo
Dr. Peter Kamunyo is the Chief Executive Officer of MedSource Group Limited, the first group purchasing organization (GPO) in Kenya. By aggregating purchasing volume and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors, and other vendors MedSource helps to Improve availability of affordable, quality medications, laboratory and health supplies for health care providers to better serve patients.
He is a health care executive with over 18 years of management, operations, and clinical medicine experience, including the insurance, pharmaceutical, and medical care industries in Kenya.
His professional background encompasses senior management positions at prominent health care institutions in the country, including GlaxoSmithKline, as the country commercial director, Vaccines & Public Institutions Head. As general manager for Aon Insurance Brokers, he also led the Africa Healthcare Practice Group. For Resolution Insurance’s East Africa operations, he set up the claims, case management, strategy and operations, and information and communication technology departments. He sits on the boards of the East African Healthcare Federation and the Kenya Healthcare Federation.
He holds a master of science in public health from the University of London, a bachelor of medicine and surgery and a postgraduate diploma in sexually transmitted infections and HIV management, both from the University of Nairobi. He is also a fellow with Capacity Building for Effective Healthcare (CBEH) sponsored by GIZ. He holds a certificate of proficiency in insurance.
His social call to action is to drive innovative health care management and solutions in Africa that promote quality and cost containment with favourable medical outcomes.