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Mulemi appointed as GIPF Chairperson

Mulemi appointed as GIPF Chairperson

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) Board of Trustees elected Nillian Mulemi as Chairperson, effective 01 January 2022 to 31 December 2022.

The election took place during the quarterly board meeting on 01 December 2021 and in consideration that the term of the outgoing Chairperson, Goms Menette is due to expire on 31 December 2021.

Mulemi is the Chief Executive Officer at the Petroleum Training and Education Fund (Petrofund). She brings to the board 28 years of work and leadership experience in the areas of law and corporate finance.

At the time of her appointment as Board Chairperson, Mulemi has been the Chairperson of the GIPF Investments Committee. She holds a Master’s Degree in Finance obtained from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, a Bachelor’s of Law Degree, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting both obtained from the University of Namibia.

She also holds a National Diploma in Cost Accounting obtained from the Polytechnic of Namibia. In 2018, she attended a Leadership Programme offered by Harvard University in the United States.

“We bid farewell to Menette, who has provided innovative leadership as Chairman of the GIPF Board, and thank him for his commitment, professionalism, and foresight during his tenure at the Fund,” said David Nuyoma, the GIPF Chief Executive and the fund’s Principal Officer.


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