Rosalia Martins-Hausiku of the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund
Government & Community
Chief Executive Officer
Company, institution or business
The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund of Namibia
As CEO of the MVA Fund, Rosalia is responsible to ensure that the fund achieves its short, medium and long-term goals while ensuring that sustainability and service excellence are achieved. She is also responsible to ensure compliance with legislative and corporate governance framework. Before becoming CEO she was the MVA Fund’s Chief Operations Officer responsible for claims management, accident and injury prevention, and for the management f the emergency call centre.
Rosalia joined the MVA Fund in October 2004 as Corporate Relations Officer, a position where she was responsible to pro-actively design, develop and implement a public education plan to educate both the public and other stakeholders on the activities, role and objectives of the fund. She was also tasked to promote a positive image of the fund as a brand.
“As of March 2007 I took up the position of Chief: Corporate Affairs responsible for corporate communications, public education and accident and injury prevention. I was responsible for the establishment and promotion of public image and reputation management. I had to ensure awareness of the fund’s existence and operations through public education and had to create awareness of accident and injury prevention. I also had to drive the fund’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.
She holds an MBL from the UNISA School of Business, an MA in Culture, Communication and Media Studies from the University of KwaZulu Natal and a BA in Media Studies from the University of Namibia.
We have largely a culture of innovation within the fund as well as a high level of teamwork. When you let the team members be part of the solution and allow them to contribute they give a high level of commitment because they understand the shared vision.