Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mabua Lesego Mabua joined BoFiNet in August 2013 as the Chief Executive Officer after being in the Ministry of Transport and Communications since 2005. He joined the Ministry as a Director of Telecommunications and Postal Services and rose through the ranks of the Ministry as the Deputy Permanent Secretary of ICT before being elevated to the position of Permanent Secretary. Two years later, he was appointed to the position of National Coordinator of the Information Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Mabua is a graduate of University of Essex from the United Kingdom. He started his career as a graduate engineer at Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) in 1992. He left BTC at senior management level as a Chief Engineer after 12 years of employment. Mabua is experienced, knowledgeable and exposed to the ICT industry. He has led the formulation and implementation of several ICT initiatives in the country at different levels. Some of the examples include; the international connectivity, national core infrastructure, rural connectivity and the e-Government strategy.
Mr. Keabetswe Segole is the Commercial Executive at Botswana Fibre Networks (BOFINET) overseeing and providing direction on the functions of business development, sales, public relations and marketing communications and commercial contracts. Keabetswe has 24 years’ experience in the ICT industry, 14 of which were at Executive Levels within various organizations. Prior to joining BOFINET, he worked for Botswana Telecommunications Corporation and Orange Botswana as Group General Manager for Technology and Chief Technical Officer respectively. In both organizations he delivered key strategic projects and exemplified leadership qualities, as a result he got assigned special responsibilities amongst them being; July 2011. Acting Chief Executive Officer for Orange Botswana from January 2007 to April 2007 and Acting Chief Executive Officer for Botswana Telecommunications Corporation from February 2010 to July 2011. Mr Segole is an Alumni of University of Stellenbosch Executive Development Programme through the University of Stellenbosch Business School. He is a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner.
Ms Ogone K. Madisa-Kgwarae joined BoFiNet in 2018 as the Corporate Services Executive after an extensive career in Banking. She is a Chartered Accountant (an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and a Fellow Associate with Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) Ms Madisa-Kgwarae is an astute Professional who is result oriented as evidenced by the successes achieved across the various areas particularly Strategy development and Execution resulting in delivery of sustainable financial performance . She is an agile and adaptable individual who can thrive under any environment and remain focused to provide leadership and guidance in order to deliver sterling results. Passionate in leadership development through coaching and mentoring. Her specialties are Credit Risk Management throughout the value chain from Origination to Recoveries includes Credit Governance, Portfolio Management, Regulatory, Debt Restructuring and Workout across all Segments i.e. Retail, Commercial and Corporate & Investment Banking. Strategy Development, Commercial Property Finance, Agriculture, Islamic Banking, Organizational Restructure to derive optimal operational efficiencies, Strategy ,Business Development and Leadership.
Mr. Mpho Koolese is the Technical Executive responsible for the strategic leadership of the BoFiNet Technical Division which is responsible for Technology Planning, Core, Access and Transport Systems, IP & Data Networks IT and Billing. Mr. Koolese was instrumental in setting up the BoFiNet Technical Division under the project that was mandated with setting up BoFiNet in 2013, seconded from BTC. He went on to be employed as the BoFiNet Chief Engineer Technology Planning since 2013. His experience in the telecommunication industry spans over 18 years of which he has spent planning and delivering large and complex technology projects of which a significant number have been National projects. Mr. Koolese has held various management positions and prior to BoFiNet, he was the Manager of Global Connectivity at Botswana Telecommunications Corporation. Mr. Koolese holds an HND, Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Botswana and a Diploma in Telecommunications from City & Guilds.
Management at Anglia Polytechnic University (UK) in 1994. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University Of Botswana along with multiple courses including the telecoms Mini MBA. Mr Moji is a Certified Prince 2@ Practitioner. He is currently managing the implementation and delivery of twelve (12) projects as well as driving the successful implementation of the BoFiNet Project Management Commercialization strategy.