Gerhard Woest



Gerhard is responsible for managing innovation projects, creating value through continuing development, always striving to maximise growth and improve business performance for all stakeholders.

He manages open innovation projects, does background research, data processing, stakeholder correspondence and technical support. He also engages in business development, and assists in organising events and assists in setting up and reviewing open innovation challenge briefs and research documents.

Gerhard has delivered numerous innovative solutions across a diverse range of industries, including Alcohol, Textile and the Recruitment space. He has also helped link clients with large corporations and start-ups from across the globe.

He is an alumnus of the University of Pretoria with a master’s degree in Chemical engineering but enjoys what an innovation-focused business environment has to offer

 Favorite quote of all time

"Oh no, not again" - A bowl of petunias