Dr. Maxwel Okoth is the Founder and CEO of Ruai Family Hospital and RFH Healthcare Ltd. He started Ruai Family hospital at the age of 26 years just after finishing his medical school with a seed capital of 300 USD.
He has overseen the growth and expansion of the business to 4 hospitals (50 bed hospital in Ruai, a 10-bed maternity Hospital in Tala an outpatient facility in Embakasi and a 100 bed multi-specialty hospital in Ruai.
The chain currently attends to about 500 patients a day and has plans of expanding across the country and the East African Region.
Prior to being the CEO of Ruai Family Hospital, he served in various roles in the public health sector, his last role being the Deputy Director of Health Services and Medical Superintendent of Mutuini Hospital in Nairobi County where he was mandated to spearhead the upgrade of Mutuini Dispensary which was a Constituency Development Fund Built hospital operating as a dispensary to a level four hospital since it had been devolved into a county
He oversaw the opening of the maternity wing, imaging department and the inpatient wards, the hospital started operating 24hours, and is currently operating as a full-fledged hospital.
He is a graduate of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Nairobi, Certified Public accounts from Strathmore College of Accountancy, Managing Healthcare Business from Strathmore University, Stanford Seed Transformation Program from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Senior Executive Program from Harvard Business School.