Dr. Chidi Nweneka was recently elected a board of AVMI during the 2018 annual general meeting in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Dr Simon Agwale has a Ph.D in virology and vaccinology. He has over 20 years experience combining top-level scientific research with the operations of Biotech companies,
Dr Nathalie Robineau is a Pharmacist by training, who has worked 20 years in aseptic manufacturing productions
Dr. Anissa Boumlic-Courtade holds a PhD from the University of Strasbourg (France) and Thessaly (Greece) and a Biotechnology engineering degree (MSc).
Ebrahim Mohamed is a Synthetic Organic Chemist by training. After completing his PhD from the University of Cape Town in 2009,
Patrick Tippoo has more than 30 years experience in the vaccine manufacturing industry. He has been with Biovac, a private public partnership in South Africa, since its inception in 2003.
William Kwabena Ampofo is Associate Professor and Head of the Virology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
Voluntary Administrative Support
Matthew Williams currently serves as a downstream scientist in the Science & Innovation department at Biovac,
Tarisayi Matongo is a qualified bioprocess engineer (MSC, UCT) by training.
Akhona Gura is currently the Purification Scientist at Biovac.
Voluntary Information Officer
Daria Kow is currently employed at Biovac within the Science & Innovation department as a Group Leader, where she oversees the quality aspects of the development vaccines.
Voluntary Legal Support
Charlie Nemugumoni heads up the intellectual property cluster specialising in patents and technology transfer.
Executive & Administrative Assistant
Melissa Schouw is currently the Executive and Administrative Assistant at AVMI.