We sustain our organization model by sound corporate governance structures and processes that are applied throughout the organization. The Board considers them to be pivotal to delivering sustainable growth and success in the interest of our stakeholders.
Board of Directors
Dr Gloria Somolekae has extensive experience spanning over thirty years working within the academia, philanthropy, public and private sectors. She possesses a PHD in Public Administration. Dr Somolekae is currently the Managing Director for GS Development Consulting. The firm offers consultancy services on a number of areas including development management; rural development policy and practice; policy analysis, design and monitoring; gender and development and other areas. Previously she worked for various organizations in numerous capacities including being a senior lecturer at the University of Botswana, serving as Policy Advisor and Program Director for W.K Kellogg Foundation Africa and serving as Assistant Minister in the following Ministries; Finance and Development Planning; Office of the President and Health. She has held directorships in various organizations including but not limited to African Development Bank; Election Institute of Southern Africa and Africa Capacity Building Foundation. Further, Dr Somolekae has served as Chairperson of the Vision 2016 Council. Currently she is the Board Chairperson of Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board. Additionally she serves in Letshego Holdings Board of Directors, where she is a member of the Audit Committee and also chairs the Remuneration Committee (Remco). She is also the patron of the Cancer Association of Botswana.Professor S. Masupe possess PhD in Electronic Engineering. He has vast experience of more than twenty years in the field of research covering both academia and industry practice. He has served in various roles across a variety of sectors including being a Professor and Associate Dean of Computer Engineering; Senior Consultant for ICT Consultants engaged by Botswana Telecommunications Authority; Project Manager at ACHAP. Prof Masupe is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI)Dr Kwape’s academic qualification is PHD in Epidemiology. Currently he is engaged as a Senior Research Scientist by the National Food Technology Centre (Nafterc). Prior to that, he has held several senior positions within the private and public sectors. Such positions include Head of Nutrition and Dietetics at Boitekanelo College; Research Scientist at Nafterc; Health Officer at the Ministry of Health. He has also been involved in numerous project in the field of research and funding within the areas of nutrition and health research. Dr Kwape has been a member of several strategic committees including Vision 2036; Botswana University of Science and Technology Strategy team and others.