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Board Of Directors
MR. REGINALD LEFITLHILE KETSHABILE - BOARD CHAIRPERSON
Reginald Lefitlhile Ketshabile is the Managing Director and owner of Regies Hotel. Previously he was Assistant General Manager at Botswana Railways before he retired in 2005. He holds Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business both from Western Illinois University, Macomb, USA. Mr Ketshabile has a Bachelor of Theology and Diploma in Theology from TEE College and Kgolagano College respectively. Furthermore he did training courses in Training of Management Trainers and Personnel Management. He started his career as an Assistant Community Development Officer, United Local Government Service and later on worked at the Botswana Meat Commission as an Assistant Personnel Officer rising through the ranks to become Senior Personnel Officer. He has vast experience in Personnel, Recruitment. Labour Relations and General Human Resource issues.
MR. JOSEPH B. MOSIMANE - DEPUTY BOARD CHAIRPERSON
Mr Joseph B. Mosimane is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the Ecsponent Asset Management Limited Botswana. He holds an MBA Finance from the University of Leicester UK, B.Com Accounting from the University of Botswana and was admitted as an Associate Member of the Association of Cost and Executive Accountants in the UK.Mr Mosimane is a Member of the Association of MBAs (UK) entitled to use title of AMBA. He is also a member of the Institute of People Management (IPM), South Africa. Furthermore he is a Certified Balanced Score Card Professional awarded by George Washington University in 2012. His career started off as an Assistant Accountant under the Spectragraphics (Pty) Ltd then became an Accountant at the Kweneng Rural Development Association.He was an Accountant (Corporate Division) at the Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) for eight years. Mr Mosimane once worked at BOCODOL as Head of Finance and Administration before he was promoted to the position of Assistant Director. In 2015 he served at Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund as a General Manager for Corporate Services. He has also served in the National Development Bank Board where he chaired the Human Resource Committee. Mr. Mosimane chairs the Finance/ Audit committee and also sits on the HR committee.
MR KENNEDY MEPHATO KGABO - MEMBER
Mr Kennedy Mephato Kgabo is a Securities/ Collateral Manager at Barclays Bank of Botswana. He holds an LLB Degree from the University of Botswana. He was admitted as Attorney of the High Court in 2011. He was also awarded a National Diploma in Deeds Registration Law by UNISA. Mr Kgabo is currently studying for an Advanced Corporate and Securities Law under UNISA. He started his career at the Deeds Registry and later was appointed Senior Assistant Registrar of Deeds. In 2008 Mr Kgabo was seconded to the then Ministry of Lands and Housing as Acting State Counsel (Legal Advisor). Mr Kgabo sits on the Tender and HR committees.
MR.THATO NEVILLE KEWAKAE - MEMBER
Mr Kewakae is currently the Chief Operations Officer at Botswana Post. He graduated from the University of Botswana with Master of Business Administration and also holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science) from Birla Institute of Technology in India. He has also successfully completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town and a Project Management Course at Wits University. He has served as a Managing Director at Cabling for Africa (Pty) Ltd, Botswana for six years. He also worked as the Information Systems Manager at the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA). Prior to his current role, Mr Kewakae was Manager for Special Projects and then Chief Information Officer still at the Botswana Post. Mr Kewakae sits on the Finance/Audit and HR committees.
CHILISANA MAROBELA - MEMBER
Mr Marobela is one of the co-founders of Geoflux (Pty) Ltd, one of the first citizen owned Geoscience/Engineering Consulting Firms in Botswana. He holds an MSc Degree from University of London and a Post Graduate Diploma in Hydrogeology from the University College London. In addition he also has a BSc Degree in Geology from the University of Botswana. He has worked in the Botswana Government as a hydrogeologist, which has earned him his planning and execution skills as well project steering such as the Southern Okavango Integrated Water Development Project, ground water Strategic Planning and Environmental Risk Assessment to name a few. Mr Marobela is a member of the Botswana Bureau of Standards Technical Committee for development of water quality standards. He is an avid entrepreneur and participates in Economic Diversification initiatives undertaken by the Private Sector. He chairs the Tender committee and sits on the Finance/ Audit committee.
MR. ROY WILLIAM DAVIES - MEMBER
Mr. Roy William Davies is currently self-employed at Intimo Creations (Pty) Ltd, a company that offers personal financial advice to Batswana. He has a Bachelor of Accountancy obtained from the University of Zimbabwe, He also several insurance qualifications including Basics of Long-term insurance (IISA) and a Certificate of Proficiency (Long-term insurance) Marketing II (IISA). Mr Davies started his career at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (Now KPMG) before joining Karina Textiles (Pty) Ltd as a Group Financial Controller. In 1988he joined PG Industries Botswana (Pty) Ltd as Financial Manager before returning to PG Industries Zimbabwe Ltd. He later re-joined PG Industries Botswana (Pty) Ltd as Managing Director for five years before moving to AON - Hewitt to head Financial Advisory Services. He has served as a Non-Executive Director of the Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) Board as well as Chairman of BOCRA’s Finance and Audit Committee. He has broad Investment, Financial and General Management experience gained primarily in the Building Material & Supply Industry. Mr Davies sits on the Tender committee.
MR. BAEMEDI KEOFITLHE MMOPI - MEMBER
Mr. Mmopi currently works as a Chief Accountant - Strategic Projects, at Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) where he is responsible for overall Project Financial Management including Accounting and Project Treasury activities.He pursued CIMA at Emile Wolf College (UK) and CIMA Foundation Stage in 1991 at Sedwell College of Higher Education, UK. He also holds a Diploma in Accounting (DABS) from the Botswana Institute of Administration and Commerce (BIAC). Mr Mmopi has an illustrious career spanning 45 years of service with the Botswana Power Corporation where he started off a an Accounts Clerk rising through the ranks to his current position. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) UK 2001 and also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS) UK 1996. Mr Mmopi sits on the Finance/ Audit committee.
MS. ONTIBILE SHADIMME SHADO RADIRA - MEMBER
Ms. Radira is the Director of Organisation Development at Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC). She holds BA (Hons) Personnel Management from the University of Plymouth, UK. She has done Certification courses in Restaurant Management and Operations Management through the University of Cape Town online campus. She started her career as a Human Resource Graduate Trainee and Human Resource Analyst at Debswana Diamond Company. She then joined Burrow Binnie as Human Resource Manager for a year before joining the National Development Bank in the same capacity. Ms. Radira joined Barloworld Botswana as HR Manager before joining Botswana Post still as HR Manager. She has worked as General Manager Human Resource at Botswana Power Corporation and later joined Kgalagadi Breweries as Human Resource Manager and HR Director respectively. She chairs the HR committee and sits on the Tender committee.
MS. SITHABILE MATHE - MEMBER
Ms, Sithabile Mathe is currently the Managing Director of Moralo Designs (Pty) Ltd. She has an Honours Degree in Architecture and a Post Graduate Degree in Architecture from Glasgow, Scotland. She has done Urbanism Studies in Oslo, Norway focusing on Innovation Studies. Ms. Mathe started her career as a Trainee Architect with HRTB Architects in Oslo, Norway upon completing her studies. She went on to become an Urban Designer with the Institute for City Development at IN’BY still in Oslo, Norway. She later re-joined HRTB Architect in Oslo, Norway as an Architect before heading back to Botswana to assume her current role. She is a registered member of several professional bodies such as the Architect’s Registration Council of Botswana, Architect’s Association of Botswana and the Botswana Institute of Development Professionals as well as the Norwegian Association of Architects. Ms. Mathe is currently the Deputy Chair for the Architecture Accreditation Advisory Committee for the programme advising the programme staff of the accreditation of the programme. Furthermore she is the Council Member for the Architect’s Registration Council of Botswana and Chair of the Registration Committee as well as a Council Member for the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) as Vice President Africa Region. Ms. Mathe sits on the Tender committee.
MS. ESTHER SERATI - MEMBER
Ms Serati is currently Deputy Permanent Secretary responsible for Housing in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing Development. She holds a Master of Arts in Development Studies specializing in Regional Development Planning – Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science and Political Science from the University of Botswana. She started her career as an Assistant Planner and rose through the ranks to the Position of Principal Regional Planner I in the Department of Town and Regional Planning. In 2001 she became Chief Housing Officer/ Deputy Director at the Department of Housing. Ms. Serati was in 2004 promoted to the position of Director of Housing and subsequently Deputy Permanent Secretary (Housing) a position she currently holds. Ms Serati sits on the Finance and Audit committee as well as the HR committee.