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Ruth Maphorisa
Permanent Secretary/CEO , Government Agency
Gaborone, Botswana
My 27 years as a career Civil Servant straddles development planning, Human Resource Management, and Policy and Strategy Development. In the 27 years I have worked at the Local Government level as a Development Planner, Performance Improvement Coordinator for the Ministry, District Commissioner and 10 years at Permanent Secretary level (Head of Ministry). I have worked in the Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, Directo
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Area of Expertise:
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
Professional Experience:
I have been in senior management positions for more than 15 years in government in the areas of health, educations, youth, sport,culture, human resource, and local government. I have coordinated development programmes funded by development partners and worked with various stakeholders including donors, NGOs, civil society, private sector and communities. I have been a member of corporate boards in pensions, medical aid, university councils. I have led government delegations to major regional and international meetings namely SADC, AU, UN, WHO, MNEPS, and CGEPS. I have interacted with a number of sporting bodies in my capacity as Chairperson of the International Working Group on women and sport.Organised and hosted two major events namely The Africa Youth Games and the International Conference on Women and Sport.
Holder of Bachelors Degree in Economics and Public Administration from the University of Botswana. Masters of Arts in Rural development Planning from University of East Anglia. Attended several development programmes in organisation transformation, leadership, performance management, programme management, negotiation, and human resource management.
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Setswana
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