We are pleased to welcome Lara Spence, the newest member of our team. Based in Cape Town, Lara will be the South African representative and will be expanding our consulting and IPRIS renewals to universities, research institutes, SMEs and IP firms in the country.
Lara holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry from Rhodes University in South Africa and a Masters degree in the Management of Intellectual Property from Queen Mary University in London.
She has over eight years’ experience of commercialisation in the life sciences and reagents market; specializing in the fields of molecular biology, medical science, R&D and veterinary science. Lara’s background and experience will be a valuable addition to IP Pragmatics as well as IPRIS.
“We are very pleased to welcome Lara to the team, with her industry experience and IP expertise, and look forward to extend our offering of commercialisation consultancy and IPRIS services to new clients in South Africa” said Ronnie Georghiou, Executive Director, Services at IP Pragmatics.