Deputy Minister: Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication & Child Welfare


Legislative Profile Member of the National Assembly (2015-2020); Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism since February 2018.
Personal Born on 26 February 1958, Reimvasmaak, South Africa
Education Bachelor of Philosophy in Education, University of Exeter , UK (2002); Post Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching and Administration , University of Warwick , UK, (1995); High Primary Education Certificate , UNAM, (1993) and Lower Primary Teachers Certificate, Sohnge Training College, SA, (1974-75).
Career Career 1:

Deputy Director of Education, Kunene Region, (2012-2014); Acting Director of Education, (2011-20120); Inspector of Education, (2007-2012); Part-time Tutor for the BETD (INSET) Programme (1996-2011); Teachers Resources Centre, (1996-2007); Deputy Principal (1992-1996); Head of Department (1989-1991); Teacher, Namibia, (1977-1988) and Teacher, SA, (1976).


Member of the Swapo Party Central Committee since 2012; Member of the National Executive Committee for the SPWC since 2012; Member of the Central Committee of SPWC since 2011; Khorixas District Coordinator SPWC (2006-2014); Branch Coordinator for the Swapo Party Women’s Council for the Maxwilili Branch in Khorixas (2004-2006); Member of the Local Authority Council, (1992-2003)

Legislative Interests  Human Resources; Community Development; Foreign Affairs; Social Development and education.