Busisiwe Ntuli

Director of technology for sustainablen livelihoods

National Department of Science and Technology of South Africa

Busisiwe Ntuli is the Head of the Directorate Technology for Sustainable Livelihoods, within the National Department of Science and Technology of South Africa, where she is responsible for the strategic and operational management of programmes that aim to exploit Science, Technology and Innovation to create economic opportunities for those that are economically-marginalised in rural areas of South Africa whilst generating evidence to inform national policy. Her extensive work experience spans academia, the non-governmental sector, the private sector as well as the public sector. Her expertise lies in strategic management and implementation of development projects. Busisiwe received her academic training from 3 prestigious universities in South Africa. She obtained her degree in Social Sciences from the University of Cape Town and qualified with Honours in Development Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. In addition, she has a diploma in Advanced Business Management from the University of Johannesburg.

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