Meet the Team


Piet Barnard

Piet joined UCT in 1999 as a Research Contracts Manager and was appointed as Director of Research Contracts & Innovation in 2006. Before joining UCT he worked at Somchem, a division of Denel, in a number of technology development and research & project management roles.

Piet has a broad background with a B.Sc in physical science, M.Sc in Chemistry and a MBA. In 2003 he was fortunate to spend three months at the University of Queen's in Belfast as a Commonwealth Professional Fellow.