Development Talks - A Journey of Impact in Namibia: From the Private Sector to Policymaking


Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:15pm


Zoom (registration information below)

The Growth Lab's Development Talks is a series of conversations with policymakers and academics working in international development. The seminar provides a platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss both the practice of development and analytical work centered on policy. 

Speaker: Nangula Uaandja, CEO, Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board

Moderator: Nikita Taniparti, Research Manager, Growth Lab

Please register in advance, and contact Chuck McKenney with any questions.

Nangula Uaandja head shotAbout the speaker:

Nangula Uaandja is a chartered accountant by profession and is currently the CEO of the newly established Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board. The Board, a public entity in the Presidency in Namibia, is tasked with the mandate of promoting and facilitating foreign and domestic investments as well as the development of SMEs. Until December 2020, Nangula served as Partner at PwC Namibia with more than 20 years experience in auditing, and she has also been involved in non-audit work such as consulting, fraud investigation, budgetary processes, etc. Nangula was named Namibia’s Businesswoman of the year in 2011.