Jonty Roland is an independent adviser on health system reform and universal health coverage to governments, global institutions and private sector organizations. He has worked in more than 25 countries in areas including health system design, health economics and frugal innovation. Most recently, Jonty was Program Director of the KPMG Center for Universal Health Coverage, where he founded and led a team that secured major consulting projects in 16 countries relating to the design and implementation of UHC.
Before joining KPMG, Jonty was Policy Director for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health in the UK Parliament, and before that held various advisory and research positions in the English National Health Service and health institutions across Africa and Asia.
Since his first experience working on a health partnership in 2012 (between Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and the Botswana Ministry of Health) Jonty has been a passionate advocate of the mutual benefits of this model being great value for the NHS and for low and middle income health systems. In 2013 he wrote a report ‘Improving Health At Home And Abroad’ which detailed the many and varied ways in which health partnerships were helping health systems around the world to learn from one another, and challenged the community of health partnerships to scale up and professionalize.