Board of Directors

Dr Emma

Dr. Emma Haiyambo

Board Chairperson

James

Mr. James Mnyupe

Board Member

Melanie

Mrs. Melanie Tjijenda

Board Member

Isdor

Mr. Isdor Angula

Board Member

Oshoveli Hiveluah

Mr. Oshoveli Hiveluah

Board Member

Dr. Emma Haiyambo - Chairperson

Appointed: 01 October 2020

Current Employment:
Director of Strategic Communications and Financial Sector Development (Bank of Namibia)

Qualifications:
PhD in Development Finance – University of Stellenbosch (2016); Masters in International Business – Polytechnic of Namibia (2013); MSc in Financial Economics – University of London, United Kingdom (2000); Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Economics (1999) – University of London, United Kingdom; Bachelor of Economics (BEconomics) – University of Namibia (1996); National Diploma in Public Administration – Technikon Namibia (1994).

Other Specialised Training Includes:
Management Development Program – University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa (2003); Programme in Project Management, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (2003).

Other Directorships:
Development Bank of Namibia (DBN)

Mr. James Mnyupe - Board Member

Appointed:
01 October 2020

Current Employment:
Presidential Economic Advisor

Qualifications:
Chartered Accountant Registered CA(SA) and CA(NAM); Honours in Bachelor of Accounting (CTA) – Rhodes University (2006); Bachelor of Accounting (Cum Laude) – University of Namibia (2004); QE1, APT, QE2 SAICA (2007-2010); Levels I to III CFA Institute (2010-2013); Certificate in Infrastructure in Market Economy, Harvard Kennedy School (2019).

Other Directorships:
Founding Chair of NaSIA, Vice Chair of the PPP Ministerial Committee and member of the Presidential High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy.

Mrs. Melanie Tjijenda - Board Member

Appointed:
01 October 2020

Current Employment:
Director: Quality Assurance, Standards, Skills Development and Coordination – Department of Public Service Information Technology Management (DPSITM) (Office of the Prime Minister Namibia).

Qualifications:
Masters of Business Administration MANCOSA (2015); Honours in Information Systems, University of South Africa (2011); Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science & Statistics, University of Namibia (2004).

Other Directorships:
Namibia Revenue Agency

Mr. Isdor Angula - Board Member

Appointed:
01 October 2020

Current Employment:
Head: Human Resources (First National Bank Namibia)

Qualifications:
Masters of Science: Leadership & Change Management – Leeds Metropolitan University in collaboration with Namibia University of Science & Technology (2011); Bachelor of Technology in Human Resource Management – Polytechnic of Namibia (2007); Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (Conciliation & Arbitration) – University of Namibia in collaboration with the University of Cape Town & the National University of Lesotho (2003); National Diploma in Public Administration – Polytechnic of Namibia (1995); High Performance Leadership Programme – University of Stellenbosch (2008).

Other Directorships:
Meat Board of Namibia; Payment Association of Namibia (PAN); Namibian Association of Medical Aid Funds (NAMAF): Co-opted member.

Mr. Oshoveli Hivelua - Board Member

Appointed:
01 October 2020

Current Employment:
Civil Engineer: Consulting Engineer (Tulipamwe Investments)

Qualifications:
MSc Engineering (Civil) – University of Cape Town (2007); BSc Engineering (Civil) – University of Witwatersrand (2002).

Other Directorships:
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