Louis Roux is the owner and managing director of Lifeassay Diagnostics, a Cape Town based for-profit company specialising in manufacturing point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests. His company supplies POC tests to the South African Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta), and Doctors Without Borders (MSF). He is currently planning the expansion of LAD’s production facilities to countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Louis holds a MSc degree in Physiology from Pretoria University and has 20 years of industry experience. His passions are jazz, German Shepherd dogs and point-of-care diagnostics.