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Greg is a laboratorian with a career spanning 25 years in various laboratory settings. He initially qualified as a medical technologist in clinical pathology. In 2000 he moved into HIV research and where he worked in HIV immunology at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases managing research programs in South Africa’s first HIV vaccine trials. In 2008, He was invited to join the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research, a high end research platform supporting the biotech sector in South Africa. At the end of this period of his career, his experiences and expertise included diagnostics, bench research, clinical trial research, quality management and information management.
In 2013 he returned to diagnostics, to apply these skills and develop new ones. He joined Alere as the training and technical support lead for Africa. He played a key role in the commercialisation and support for point of care products including PIMA CD4, M-PIMA for EID, HIV-Syph Duo and TB Lam. An integral component of that role was the development and implementation of novel and innovative connectivity solutions. In 2020 he joined LumiraDx to drive the implementation of the LumiraDx V5e platform as part of COVID relief efforts and worked on the deployment of 5000 devices in 49 countries. He is passionate about primary health care, and the potential for point of care devices to change patient lives for the better.