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Mr Desmond Basson

Experience Has 25 years of experience in the financial and auditing field in both private sector and government Senior Auditor: Office of the Auditor General Director of Treasury at the Ministry of Finance:  Manager: Fund Management: Road Fund Administration Before appointment as CEO he was doing duty at Keetmanshoop Municipality as Acting Strategic Executive finance for 18 months. Appointed as Keetmanshoop Municipality CEO in January 2015 Qualifications B. Com majoring in accounting and business economics Articles of Clerkship Diploma in Management Studies MBA 2003 (coursework completed) Some relevant short courses: Harvard Institute of International Development (Harvard University, Boston, USA): 6 weeks intensive course on budgeting in the public sector, August 1996 Harvard Institute of International Development (Harvard University, Boston, USA): 2 weeks intensive program on Decentralization and Financial Management of Regional and Local Government University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK): 1 week course on Road Fund Management and Innovations in Financing Road Management, May 2001 University of Birmingham (Birmingham , UK): 1 week course on  Restructuring of Road Management, Contract Out Management, Institutional Development, June 2001