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BSS Why Entrepreneurs Should Eat Bananas by Simon Tupman

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Dr. Jackie Shevel is the founder of the Netcare Group, a healthcare business based in Johannesburg, South Africa. From humble beginnings, it now owns 62 hospitals, has 7,200 beds and 319 operating rooms, and employs over 3,000 medical specialists. The group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and has an annual turnover of 6.5 billion rand.

How did you start your company?

By default really. I went to school when I was very young. I finished early as well, and was too young to sign up for compulsory military service. I come from a Lithuanian background where education counts for everything. My dad nagged me to go to university, so I went ...

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