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, he has been involved in academic research at various institutions in Nigeria, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Dr. Agwale is a highly respected virologist and vaccinologist in the area of HIV vaccine development and has played key roles in epidemiological project management
Simon is currently a board member of the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) handling the scientific affairs of the organization and is the founder and CEO of Innovative Biotech Ltd, Keffi, Nigeria and Innovative Biotech USA Inc.
Simon has published several publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Agwale was recently re-elected as a board member of AVMI during the 2021 virtual annual general meeting.