Team

PASSION LED US HERE

Linda de Waal
Founder | Managing Director

Linda is an entrepreneurial marketing and business manager in the Molecular Life Science arena with a passion for knowledge transfer and skills development. Skillsets include stakeholder management, conceptualizing, implementation and management of marketing strategies. Technical training was utilized as a marketing tool and in this capacity numerous workshops were hosted across Africa. Conceptualized & implemented a hybrid Foundation in Omics (Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics) course, with a flexible, tailormade wet-lab component. A portable “Lab in a Bag” option was designed to make wet-lab training accessible to under-resourced tertiary institutes in SA (Africa), launched Accra, Ghana 2019. Knowledge gained from numerous interpersonal skills and communications courses add to the training basket. Proud graduate of the 1st SA – Liam Tomlin “The basic Techniques and Methods of Cookery” course, 2010

Athenkosi Swartz-Gosani

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

High performing strategic professional with 10-13 years’ experience in development, employment services, project and programme management and training in non-profit, private sector and higher education sectors. Extensive experience in managing large‐scale skills projects (Internationally, Continentally and Locally) bringing interests in learning and incorporating new technologies and fundamental growth of campaigns/projects and programme. A great thinker who is passionate about innovation and innovative ways of putting forward the notion of change management, development and seeing a charismatic and goal driven nation through learning and development

Dr. Charlotte Scholtz
Director

Charlotte Scholtz is a qualified Human Geneticist who has vast experience in both academia and the private sector as well as several other industries such as sport, education and business. She has had the privilege to work in various laboratories during her post graduate studies in the United States of America, London and the Pasteur Institute, Lille. Charlotte has an entrepreneurial spirit and has been part of the establishment of a few small enterprises in the biotech industry.

Background

2020: Operations Manager StellenSport (Pty) Ltd
2017-2019: Acting CEO of TokaBio (Pty) Ltd
2013-2017: Netball Manager – University of Johannesburg
2007-2012: Head of Pharmacogenetics Unit for Synexa Life Sciences2007: Business Consultant for New You Wellness Clinic
2002-2007: Founder member and Director of Genecare Molecular Genetics (Pty) Ltd

Passion led us here