Benny Leriba

Benny Leriba

Technical Specialist

Benny obtained a Bachelor of Technology (Biotechnology) from the Tshwane University of Technology in 2018.

Prior to this, he held the position of junior technologist at Deltamune, and worked at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (Pretoria) as a Student Technologist focusing on molecular genetics.

Benny joined the CenGen team in September 2020 as an intern, a position which is partly sponsored by the South African Cultivar & Technology Agency (SACTA).

He is currently receiving training to build on his molecular genetics/genomics skill-set and to become a proficient technical specialist to assist CenGen in serving the plant Agri-industry.