Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng – Deputy Chairperson

Dr Modimoeng holds a MBA and PhD (Management Sciences) degrees. He is also a Harvard University Senior Executive Fellow and completed an Executive Development Programme from Wharton University and Africa Director Programme at Stellenbosch University. He holds a National Diploma in Public Relations Management from the Tshwane University of Technology and a Certificate in Applied Project Management from Milpark Business School.  

He is a Corporate Governance Specialist with global Public Affairs experience. Earlier in his career, he held corporate communications roles at Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Anglo American (Kumba Iron Ore). He is a former Sunday Times Labour and Business Journalist where he won the 2009 Workers World Productions Labour Journalist of the Year Award. Prior to joining ICASA, he was the Public Affairs and Corporate Citizenship Manager for Samsung Electronics (Africa) Head Office – reporting to the global Headquarters in South Korea. 

At Samsung Electronics, he successfully led various multinational initiatives across the African continent, with flagship health and education projects in Sudan, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Kenya and Tanzania amongst others. 

He previously served as a Board member at the Windybrow Theatre (Ministerial appointee), and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science at the University of Johannesburg (Industry Advisory board). 

He previously served on the Board of the South African Weather Service (Ministerial appointee). Dr Modimoeng is an avid reader and published poet, recipient of the 2011 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award