Mr Abel Modungwa

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Abel Modungwa is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Qualifications Authority (Formerly BOTA). He has been at the helm of the Authority since 2000. BQA is mandated to provide for and maintain the National Credit and Qualifications Framework (NCQF) and to coordinate the education, training and skills development quality assurance system for all qualifications, from early childhood to tertiary level and lifelong learning

He has vast experience in Education Management and Human Resource development.  He has a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. He attended a Management Development Programme with the Harvard Business School in 1998. 

He has been Principle at Botswana Institute of Accountancy Business Studies, Corporation Secretary at Water Utilities Corporation from 1994 – 2000 amongst others.  He was in 2010 -12 President of  the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) and current Secretariat and member of the Interim Board   Southern African Quality Assurance Network (SAQAN).this a network for quality assurance Higher Education.

Mr. Modungwa was appointed the acting Chief Executive Officer of the Human Resource Advisory Council which was an interim structure set up to coordinate the smooth transition of then Tertiary Education Council (TEC) and Botswana Training Authority (BOTA) to the Human Resource Development Council and Botswana Qualifications Authority respectively. He was, upon successful completion of this project, appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Qualifications Authority,

Mr. Abel Modungwa sits in a number of Board of Directors of several organisations amongst them Botswana Examinations Council and the Botswana College of Open and Distance Learning. He is keen on research, policy, leadership, youth empowerment, human resource development and strategy.

Mr. Modungwa is a visionary, result –oriented, dependable and customer focused leader.  He is passionate and committed to the development and management of the education, training and skills development system in Botswana and the region.