USB Events

Namibia Alumni Chapter

  • 29 JUN 2018

The Namibia Alumni Chapter is hosting a breakfast discussion with Chie Wasserfall, Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) on Friday, 29 June 2018. She will discuss the National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) and Namibia’s road to industrialisation. Overall, the NQI’s main objective is to improve the quality of life of its citizens.

DATE: Friday, 29 June 2018

TIME: 07h00 for 07h30 – 09h00

VENUE: NICE Restaurant, Windhoek | Map


Event Speaker


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Chie Wasserfall
CEO of the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI)

Chie Wasserfall is the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) since 1 August 2015. She is an electronics engineer by profession and holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB. Before joining the NSI, Chie was part of the top management of the Namibia’s national telecommunications operator, Telecom Namibia and had been in the company for 21 years. She has been in strategic management position for 17 years and therefore has extensive experience in strategic planning, policy formulation and project management amongst others. Prior to that, she was a senior lecturer at the Polytechnic of Namibia. Chie loves camping not only to de-stress but also to enjoy the simplicity of life.

Marlene serves on various boards to ensure ethical leadership and accountable governance. On 30 March 2017 she was bestowed an honorary Doctorate in Education from CPUT.

Dr Le Roux was elected from 20 countries to serve as an international expert on the London Olympics Committee in 2012. She also was on the council of England to select collaborative Arts Projects to be showcased as part of the London Olympics and Paralympics. This year she also received the German Peace Award. The French government again bestowed a ” Chevalier dans l’Ordre national du Merite” for her role in the Arts, Culture and youth development.

Dr Le Roux has just been awarded as the 5th Point of light recipient of the Queen of England from South Africa for her work in the disability sector.

Tags  Alumni, Event, Industrialisation


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