Deon Poovan

Deon is the Senior Manager: Inspectorate and Regulatory Compliance at the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority. He has a Bachelor of Pharmacy degreefrom the University of the Western Cape and hold a Master’s degree in Management in Public and Development Management from the University of the Witwatersrand.  Within the pharmaceutical industry space, he has held management positions at Adcock Ingram Healthcare in both Production and Quality Assurance at a site level, as well as corporate level, where he managed Quality Assurance activities relating to contract manufacturers.  Prior to that, he has worked in warehousing and distribution of clinical trials, raw materials, ophthalmic medicines and ophthalmic medical devices.