Dr Tlamelo Sekambo

Director, Statistics, Research Development And Innovation

Dr Tlamelo Sekambo was appointed Director in the Department of Statistics, Research, Development and Innovation (DSRDI) effective 09th April 2018.

She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Development Economics, MSc in Research Methods and Statistics and a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) degree in Economics & Sociology.

Prior to joining HRDC, Dr Sekambo worked for the Public Service and served in the following capacities: as the Deputy Coordinator for Public Sector Reforms in Office of the President under the Ministry of Presidential Affairs Governance and Public Administration; as a Reforms Coordinator in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development; and also headed the Human Resource Monitoring & Evaluation Section under the Directorate on Public Sector Management. Dr Sekambo started her career as a Research Officer in the Applied Research Unit under the Department Statistics, Research and Planning in the then Ministry of Local Government Lands and Housing.

As the Director in the Department of Statistics, Research, Development and Innovation, Dr. Sekambo is among others responsible for HRDC’s research and development policy initiation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, leads and oversees the Statistics, Labor Market Observatory and the Research & Innovation (R&I) in implementing the mandate of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC). Dr Sekambo also promotes and supports cross functional exchanges and operations among other Departments within HRDC and works closely with other external partners and stakeholders towards achievement of the HRDC strategic goals.