BiographyImraan Patel is a public policy and strategy manager with a focus on innovation, sustainability, social and economic development, and public management and governance. Employed since 2006 at the South African Department of Science and Technology, he holds the position of Deputy Director-General: Socio-Economic Partnerships and represents the department on the social and economic clusters of government and the advisory committee for the Green Fund. Areas of focus include Information and Communications Technologies, Sector Development, Climate Change and Biodiversity, Environmental Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing, Mining and Minerals Beneficiation, Chemicals, Technology Localisation and Innovation for Inclusive Development.
Role in TIPC: Deputy Director General, Department of Science and Innovation, South Africa
Personal Website: https://www.dst.gov.za/index.php/deputy-director-generals