JOHN OUMA MUGABE
Professor of Science and Innovation Policy at the Graduate School of Technology Management (GSTM), University of Pretoria and Director of the Foundation for Innovation and Technology-Africa (FIT-Afric a) Pretoria, South Africa. He is an Associate Faculty at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex. He was one of Calestous’ first research assistants at ACTS 1989-1990 and succeeded him as the Executive Director of ACTS in 1995. Prof. Mugabe is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the Academy for Engineering and Technology for the Developing World. He holds a PhD in political economy of technology policy from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and has published widely on science, technology, innovation and environmental policy in Africa. Prof. Mugabe grew up in Port Victoria, Kenya.