Thari G. Pheko

Position: Independent Non-Executive Director
Categories: Board of Directors

Mr. Thari G. Pheko is the founding Chief Executive and Member of Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) Board having been the Chief Executive of the sector specific regulator Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) for six years prior to its dissolution on 31 March 2013. He successfully managed the transition from BTA to BOCRA, which a wider integrated ICT regulatory mandate.
Mr. Pheko served in a number of consultancies, including Consultancy on the Information Society and ICT Development Strategy and the formulation of the National ICT Policy for Botswana.
He previously held board membership of Botswana Post and was a part-time lecturer in Management Information Systems at University of Botswana. He was President of Botswana Information Technology Society and also a Commissioner of the Botswana National Commission for UNESCO. Mr. Pheko is an ICT Consultant and on serves on Boitumelo Foundation. He holds a BSc. (Hons) in Business Finance and Economics from University of East Anglia, UK obtained in 1983 and an MSc. in Management Information Systems obtained in the same university in 1986. He attended numerous Executive Management Programs from University of Cape Town, University of Kent Canterbury, Rutgers University and other professional institutions.