2 June 2016
The Board of Directors of the Namibia Training Authority (NTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jerry Raymond Beukes as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on a five-year term, effective 01 June 2016.
Mr. Beukes has been acting in the capacity of CEO since February 2015, during which tenure he has demonstrated strong leadership and strategic management abilities.
Mr. Beukes holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA). He has held senior/executive management positions in the education and training sector for the last 18 years.
Before joining the NTA in 2014 as its Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Beukes held the position of Director: Programme Development and Registration at the then Polytechnic of Namibia (now Namibia University of Science and Technology), where his primary responsibilities included leading and managing all programme development activities, as well as registering resultant qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
The Board congratulates Mr. Beukes on his appointment and looks forward to the NTA and the broader Vocational Education and Training sector being the beneficiary of his proven leadership and management skills.
Otto Nakasole Shikongo
Chairperson – NTA Board of Directors