Greg Northfield – Group Chairman
Greg Northfield is the founder and Group CEO of the Sep Sci Group of Companies. With a background as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology and a specialization in Microbiology and Parasitology, Greg was ideally positioned to focus on the Laboratory Diagnostic market when starting Separation Scientific in 1987. Having gained extensive experience over the years in the Biosciences, Analytical, and Life Sciences fields, Greg has been instrumental in growing Sep Sci’s product portfolio to support all medical, academic, industrial, biotechnology, and research centres.
Sep Sci was created with the vision of being a healthcare and industrial science-related supplier, dedicated to supplying high-quality products to its customers. After thirty-seven years at the helm, Greg has guided the Sep Sci Group’s expansion into sub-equatorial Africa with daughter companies in neighbouring countries and activities throughout the continent. Boasting a customer base that includes pathology laboratories, blood banks, hospitals, pharmacies, research laboratories, pharmaceutical manufacturers, mining laboratories, petrochemical laboratories, food and beverage industries, and others, Sep Sci is well on its way to realizing this vision.
Sep Sci has also acquired various laboratory goods manufacturing companies and produces South African-made laboratory products aimed at the developing economies markets of the world.
Beyond Sep Sci, Greg is a founder member of SALDA and has served as an executive committee member for most of the 22 years of SALDAs’ existence, also served for 5 years as Chairman and more than 5 years as the Treasurer, a responsibility which he continues to perform till today.
Greg also represented SALDA on the SAMED Board for some time. Greg was also a founding member of AfricaBio, an NGO advocacy entity focused on the development and implementation of Biotechnology solutions, and later became a Director and the finance officer of AfricaBio. Sep Sci now operates as a group of 8 subsidiaries operating under the group name of Sep Sci Group.