Founder & CEO
Prof. Andreas Diacon is a consultant in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at Tygerberg Hospital, as well as a professor at Stellenbosch University. His main research interests are laboratory techniques and clinical methods for the evaluation of novel anti-tuberculosis agents and regimens.
Amongst other achievements, he was awarded a Rector’s Award for Outstanding Research at Stellenbosch University, the Swiss TB Research Award and the Scientific Prize from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease for his exceptional contribution towards research. Link to publications.
Johann De Bruyn is TASK’s Chief Financial Officer, a Chartered Accountant and is currently busy completing his MBA through Bradford university in the UK. He has had finance and general management roles in various industries, the latest being as General Manager for the Africa region of an international relocations company.