Namibia Red Cross appoints SG

Top-notch appointment of Bernadette Bock at the local Red Cross branch.

12 October 2018 | Business

Staff Reporter

The Namibia Red Cross Society has announced the appointment of Bernadette Bock as secretary-general, effective 1 October 2018.

Bock brings to the National Society a 20-year working experience in the areas of sustainable community development, sustainable natural resources management, grant management, strategic planning and implementation, stakeholder engagement and communications.

She is a development economist with strong skills in corporate social responsibility programme design and management, monitoring and evaluation as well as quality and compliance assurance. In addition, she has a strong empirical research background with several peer-reviewed publications focusing on policy impacts on water resources use in Namibia.

Bock also has vast experience gained over the years of working for various international development cooperation programmes as well as in the local Namibian NGO and the private sectors.

She holds an Master’s in Cooperative Economics from the Philipps-University Marburg in Germany and a Bachelor’s of Economics from the University of Namibia. She is currently pursuing an MBA at the Steinbeis University, Berlin in Germany.

With all her experience and wonderful set of expertise, Bock shows no plans of stopping or slowing down her momentum.

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