Dr. Nthabiseng Moleko is a development economist who was the first black South African appointed as core faculty member at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) where she teaches Economics and Statistics.
As a former CEO at the Joe Gqabi Economic Development Agency, Project manager and Researcher at the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council, she has worked extensively in the economic development landscape.
The Minister of Trade & Industry appointed her in as a Board of Trustee for the National Empowerment Fund, where she Chaired the Boards Investment Committee between 2018-2020. She serves as a Commissioner for the Commission for Gender Equality appointed by the President in 2017 and is currently the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission.
The Minister of Higher Education appointed her as a member of the Ikhala TVET College Council in 2014 where she served as the Deputy Chairperson, member of EXCO and Chairperson of the Academic Board.
Nthabiseng holds an Honours in Business Science (Economics) from the UCT and an MPhil in Development Finance from the Stellenbosch Business School (USB). She completed her PhD in Development Finance at USB on Pension Funds and national development, and is the first South African woman to be conferred a doctorate in this discipline.
She is passionate about growing South Africa and Africa, she loves this country and believes we can all make it better by chasing our destiny and linking it to national development. Her book Been Chasing Destiny is a call to all to better the nation using our gifts.