BA ISAGO Chancellor- Catherine B Lesetedi – Letegele
BA ISAGO University installed its first Chancellor- Catherine B Lesetedi – Letegele, at its 8th Convocation Ceremony held last month. According to Catherine, she is a proudly Botswana product, born, bred and educated in Botswana.
She has over 20 years’ experience in the life insurance industry and is well versed with technical concepts of life insurance, risk management techniques and reinsurance. Catherine is also a seasoned business leader, a strategic thinker who is results driven and takes special interest in nurturing and grooming future leaders. She is highly innovative in approach as demonstrated by some notable achievements in her career.
She is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited, a position she assumed on 1 March, 2016. Before that she was the Chief Executive Officer at Botswana Life Insurance Limited, a position she held from 1 July 2010 until her recent appointment.
She is a proud recipient of the Sanlam Eagle Award, 2010 and CEO Magazine Award (country, regional and continental award) – nominated the Most Influential Woman in business and government in 2014.
Ms. Lesetedi-Letegele holds a BA in Statistics and Demography (University of Botswana), an MDP from the Graduate School of Business (University of Cape Town), a Certificate in Executive Leadership (Cornell University, New York City) as well as professional qualifications in Advanced Insurance Practice and a Diploma in Insurance Studies (UNISA). She has undertaken the Sanlam Executive Leadership Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science, (July 2014). She is also an Associate of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (AIISA).
Ms. Lesetedi-Letegele is passionate about learning and looks forward to being a part of the next chapter of BA ISAGO University as it continues to evolve and take its rightful place as a leading institution of higher learning.