Mr Batho C. Molomo

Board Chairperson

Mr Molomo is both an Economist and Statistician with a Bachelor of Arts Double - Major and an MSc in Statistics. He joined the public service in 1978 as a statistician with the then Central Statistics Office; he rose through the ranks until he became the Government Statistician in 2001. Prior to this appointment, he had served as Director of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning between 1999 and part of 2002.

Mr Molomo was appointed Deputy Permanent Secretary for Development in the Office of the President and further promoted in 2004 to National Coordinator of the national HIV and AIDS response. He retired from the Civil Service as the National Coordinator in 2010 to serve as the founding Executive Secretary of the ‘Champions for an HIV-Free Generation’ until 2013.

This is an Eastern and Southern Africa initiative advocating for an HIV-Free Generation currently chaired by Former President Festus Mogae and assisted by three other former Heads of State and other eminent persons in areas of leadership. Mr Molomo is a recipient of a Presidential Order of Meritorious Service in September 2013, in recognition of "Exceptional Service to Botswana".