Maria Nakale

Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting & Economics (UNISA), Masters in Corporate Financial Management (University of Cape Town, MBA (University of Stellenbosch), Certificate in Project Management (University of Stellenbosch)


Ms. Nakale has over 20 years’ experience in the financial sector with specialization in investment management and financial sector supervision. She possesses extensive knowledge on corporate governance, strategy formulation and implementation, investment management and strong ability to interpret legislative instruments.


She has held several directorships in both the private and public sectors over the past 17 years, these being the former Chairperson of the NamPower Board, Guinas Investments (Pty) Ltd, Fides Bank and Namport. Currently, Ms. Nakale serves as board member of the Central Procurement Board of Namibia.


Other positions held in the past include:

CEO – First Capital Treasury Solutions (2016 – 2017)

General Manager – Provident Institutions: Namfisa (2011-2016)

Manager – Corporate Finance: Social Security Commission (2006-2011)