Dr Gloria Somolekae

Nationality: Botswana
BA, MA Public Policy and Administration, PhD in Public Administration

Chairperson of the Group Remuneration Committee, Member of the Group Audit Committee and Group Governance and Nominations Committee 

Appointed 2016
  • Gloria is a career academic with strong focus on, and expertise in, philanthrophy and public policy, development management, public sector governance, capacity building and sustainable development
  • She has built an illustrious career spanning 30 years that has included leading roles in academia, philanthrophy and the public sector
  • In 2011 she was appointed as Specially Elected Member of the Botswana Parliament in which she held various cabinet positions
  • Her work in the private foundation space involved grant making (including in microfinance) primarily with the Kellogg Foundation