Warren Fransman

Warren Fransman

Senior Manager, Specimen Bank

Location Cape Town, South Africa

Department Medical Affairs

Unit Specimen Bank

About Warren Fransman

Warren joined FIND in May 2021 as Deputy Head of Biobanking. He started his professional career as a Clinical Trial Scientist performing validation and production runs for sponsor companies and clinical research organization. At AERAS, a TB vaccine development partner, he was responsible for all immunology quality oversight activities, managing the multi-cantered Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells proficiency program in addition to developing lab capacity in South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, and Mozambique. He then moved to QIAGEN, a manufacturer of various diagnostic kits, where he was responsible for training and supporting laboratories in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa on the TB QuantiFERON assay. He holds postgraduate degrees in Medical Biosciences, Pharmaceutical Medicine, and Business Administration.