Osmond is a Project Manager at Future Africa and in part responsible for partnerships and programs for innovation. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria (UP). Osmond has published in international peer?reviewed journals and presented at international and national conferences. He is a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, Golden Key member and Horst Köhler Fellow for the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Beyond academia, he also serves as a Non?executive Director at the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP).