Director of International Linkages and Partnerships
Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST)
Mr Boikobo Paya is the Director of International Linkages and Partnerships at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST). Prior to joining BIUST, Mr Paya served the Government of Botswana for 26 years in different capacities, and progressed through the corporate ladder to the position of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources. Mr Paya is a seasoned geologist and researcher, with an extensive experience in managing large organisations with staff compliments of about 2000 employees; managing national multi-billion Pula projects, such as the National Water Master Plan, Mmamabula Coal Project. He was instrumental in the establishment of Government-owned entities, in minerals, energy and water sectors, which are playing a critical role in the economic development of Botswana. He has trained, managed and mentored staff in cross-functional team projects and he has proven leadership acumen. He obtained Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Botswana and Masters of Philosophy in Geology from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. Directorship: He has chaired Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB); served as a board member – Debswana Mining Company (Pty) Ltd; De Beers Botswana and currently board member of African Copper.
Prole: Mr Boikobo Paya
Boikobo Paya will be speaking at:
PANEL DISCUSSION – The Potential of a Resource Driven Economy
15/06/2016 12:00 - 12:40
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