Mauritz V.

Entrepreneur & CEO with 11+ years in Bio-Tech focusing on genetic engineering

South Africa
Afrikaans, English

Experienced entrepreneur and business development professional with over 11 years of experience in Bio-Tech.

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences
  • Entrepreneurship
  • C-Level & Leadership


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Co-Founder & CEO

AzarGen Biotechnologies
11 years
Current position
Nov 2011 - Present
AzarGen is a biotechnology company utilising advanced genetic engineering and synthetic biology techniques to express biopharmaceutical compounds of high value. Our focus is to use plan...see more


Cape Venture Partners
11 months
Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
Business analyst: market research, feasibility analysis and risk assessment for investors/clients in hi-tech industries, i.e. renewable energy, biotechnology, electronic contract manufa...see more

Molecular Biologist

Stellenbosch University
6 years
Apr 2004 - Dec 2009
Completed two postdoctoral research fellowships (in Plant Biotechnology & Human Genetics respectively) and worked as a contract researcher and lecturer. Attracted funding and Project le...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Biotech, Pharma & Life Sciences

Role experience

  • Entrepreneurship
  • C-Level & Leadership