KhathuRamukhumba

CEO of NYDA

McLean Sibanda holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg) and Masters of Laws (LLM) (Commercial Law) degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA). He is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, and is also a registered South African patent attorney. He has wide experience in innovation, intellectual property policy and management, technology transfer and commercialization of intellectual property. In February 2011, he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of The Innovation Hub (Africa’s first accredited science park), a Blue IQ and Gauteng Provincial Government Initiative. Until January 2011, he was Group Executive for Commercialization with the Technology Innovation Agency.