"From humble beginnings."

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Experience, Qualifications and Achievements

Balbina Daes Pienaar

2020 - present

Deputy Executive Director (DED)

Ministry of Works and Transport.

Windhoek, Namibia

2013 - 2020

Ambassador

Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary: Harare - (Maputo, Antananarivo)

2010 - 2013

Deputy Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Works and Transport.

Windhoek, Namibia

2009 - 2010

Centre Manager

Komeho; Ongwediva

2004 - 2009

Chief Regional Officer

Omaheke Region, Gobabis

2000 - 2004

Manager

Economic Development Department: Luderitz

1996 - 1998

Freelance Management Consultant

Executive Director

1994 - 2000

Local Councillor 

Walvis Bay -

  • Deputy Mayor

  • Chairman: Management Committee

1995 - 1998

Union Presidency

Local Governance 

  • Chair/President of the association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN);

  • Second vice president of the African Union of Authorities (AULA)

  • Third vice president of the International Union of Local Authorities (IULA)

1996 - 1999

Community Liaison Officer

(CLO) Swakopmund

1987 - 1998

Teacher

Arandis, Kuisebmund, Walvis Bay

1987-

Political/Community Activist

Namibia

1962-

Religion

Roman Catholic Church

2020

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Business Administration - Atlantic International University (AIU), Honolulu, USA 

1982 -

Exposure

Africa, Asia, Australia, America, Europe

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Languages

Damara (khoe-khoe Gowab), English, Afrikaans