Mr Meshack Tafa

Chief Operations Officer

Mr Meshack J. Tafa is the Chief Operations Officer (CEO) of the Botswana Human Resource Development Council (HRDC). His vast experience spans three decades across a number of sec­tors covering; education, mining, consulting, manufacturing, automotive, financial services, international civil service, financial regulation and project implementation. Across these in­dustries, he has acquired exceptional knowl­edge in the areas of organisational design, strategy execution, organisational transfor­mation, project management and general management. He has held a number of senior management positions at Debswana, Vol­vo-Swedish Motor Corporation, Botswana Life Insurance and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) in Windhoek.

Among his business qualifications, Mr Tafa possesses Master of Business Administration (MBA) from De Montfort University, United Kingdom (UK), Advanced Diploma in Human Resources Development, Diploma in Mar­keting, Intermediate Certificate in Insurance, Certificate in Company Law. He is a Chartered Communications Practitioner, Balance Score Card Practitioner and a member in good standing of a number of professional bodies including the Institute of People Management (IPM) and Public Relations Institute of South­ern Africa (PRISA).

He has attended a couple of professional de­velopment programmes and trained in Strate­gy Execution, Integrating Strategy, Budgeting & Reporting Programme with Wits University in South Africa and attended the African De­velopment Bank training on Regional Project Management Implementation, among others.