Ms Nomfuneko Irene Majaja (Chief Director: Space Affairs)

Ms Nomfuneko Irene Majaja

(Chief Director: Space Affairs)

is currently the Chief Director: Space Affairs at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). She is a Vice-chairperson of the Council and former member of the Ad hoc Committee for the review of the Space Affairs Act No. 84 of 1993. Ms Majaja holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from Williams College in Massachusetts (MA) USA, a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree (B.Com.Hons) in Economics from the University of South Africa (UNISA) and a B.Com degree majoring in Industrial Psychology and Economics. Ms Majaja has over twenty (25) years’ work experience in academia and public sector management. She has experience in national economic policy development and strategy processes and specifically in aerospace, outer space and electro-technical sectors. Ms Majaja also serves as the Africa Region Coordinator for the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition.

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