IPRC Members

Dr Mariam Aisha

Dr Garry Aslanyan

Dr Robin Drennan (SRMP)

Senior Manager, Xiamen University Malaysia and Board Member of the Malaysia Association of Research Managers and Administrators (MyRMA)

Manager of Partnerships and Governance, Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases – World Health Organization, Switzerland

Director for Research Development – University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Dr Josepha Foba

Prof José Frantz (SRMP)

Dirce Madeira

Head of the Chemistry Department – University of Buea, Cameroon & Secretary General of the Central African Research and Innovation Management Association

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation – University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Head of Projects Services – National Research Fund (FNI), Mozambique

Dr José Jackson-Malete (SRMP)

Dembo Kanteh (SRMP)

Dr John Kirkland

Co-Director of the Alliance for African Partnerships – Michigan State University, United States of America

Head of Strategic Partnerships – MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The Gambia and President of the West African Research and Innovation Management Association

Independent Consultant, United Kingdom

Dr Elliott Kulakowski (Honorary SRMP)

Dr Thabi Maitin (SRMP)

Dr Tembeka Mpako-Ntusi

(Honorary SRMP)

President – Research Administration and Management Strategy Group, United States of America

Human Health Capacity Development – South Africa

Retired Director of Research – Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Allen Mukhwana

Jagdees Pabla

Dr Pamisha Pillay

Manager – Africa Research Management Capacity Strengthening Programme (REMACS Programme Africa), Science foundation Africa, Kenya

Research Delivery Partner – Coventry University, United Kingdom & Board Member of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators


Head of the IPRC Secretariat and Director of the Research and Consulting Services – Wits Commercial Enterprise, South Africa

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Nana Akuffo (RMP)

Stella Kakeeto

Prof Margaret Hutchinson

Senior Research Development Officer – University of Ghana, Ghana and General Secretary of the West African Research and Innovation Management Association
Grants manager – Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), Uganda and Vice-President for Communications and Operations (interim) of the East African Research and Innovation Management Association
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Innovation and Enterprise – University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Palmer Netongo

Saskia Walcott

Prof Lessing Labuschagne (SRMP)

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Training and Capacity Building Lead for ALERRT – University of Yaoundé, Cameroon

Director of the professional development committee and Board Member of the Association of Research Managers and Administrators, UK

Executive Director – Research, Innovation & Commercialisation, University of South Africa, South Africa and IPRC STARS Programme Representative

Jean-Pierre K. N’Guessan (RMP)

Programme Manager – Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training (IRESSEF), Senegal and Public Relations Officer of the West African Association for Research and Innovation Management (WARIMA) and IPRC STARS Programme Representative.

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