Charlie Nemugumoni heads up the intellectual property cluster specialising in patents and technology transfer.

He has experience in the product development of pharmaceutical active ingredients (API) within the vaccine space. He joined Biovac in Cape Town as a scientist in the R&D department. His product development activities involved the extraction and purification API for various vaccines. Charlie holds an Undergraduate Degree in Biological Sciences, Honours Degree in Industrial Biotechnology, a Masters Degree in Bioprocess Engineering from the University of Cape Town and has recently been awarded a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of South Africa, specialising in Intellectual Property Law.