Rudi Visagie has been in the clinical pathology industry for 15 years, eight thereof in clinical research. During his years in private pathology he was selected as part of a four man team to open the first private pathology laboratory for Wits University, thereafter he was appointed as Bio Banking Manager at BARC, starting up the first bio banking unit of its kind in Africa. The unit received the first 0 finding audit in history, globally. The unit was used as the international bench mark for quality and operation standards. He obtained a certificate in internal auditing and was chosen as part of a national auditing task team before joining TTC as a clinical trial assistant.