Qualifications: Executive MBA Maastricht University, The Netherlands 2003. Masters in
Education, University of Namibia, 1997. Bachelor of Education(Hon), University of Bristol, England 1991. Diploma in
Education, Morray House College, Scotland 1988. Diploma IN TEFL, Morray House College, Birmingham, England 1987.
International Executive Development Programme, University of Wits, South Africa 2007. Certificate in Human Resources
Management, DAMELIN 1998.
Career and Experience: Lea started her public services career in the Government of the
Republic of NAMIBIA, Ministry of Lands and Resettlement as a Training Officer. She was then promoted to the position
of Deputy Director, Personnel Auditing in the Office of the Prime Minister in 1998. In the year 2000, she was again
promoted to the position of Director, Human Resources, Finance and Administration in the Ministry of Regional Local
Government and Housing. In 2003, she moved to the Ministry of Lands and Resettlement again as Under Secretary,
Resettlement and Rehabilitation. She joined the corporate world in 2005 as the Director for Banking Services.
She was instrumental in driving a number of projects such as Government EFT, Banknote Recycling Standards,
Currency Forecasting Model and the Production of the Upgraded Banknotes. She is currently heading the Department of
Human Resources. Lea has served on numerous boards such as Government Institutions Pension Fund, SWABOU, Air Namibia
and Namibia Wild Life Resorts.