NRCS appoints Bernadette Bock as new Secretary General

The Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) has appointed Bernadette Bock as its new Secretary General.

Her appointment was announced on Monday in a media statement availed to Nampa and it takes effect from 01 October 2018.

Bock is a development economist and specializes in corporate social responsibility programme design and management, monitoring and evaluation as well as quality and compliance assurance.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Co-operative Economics from the University of Marburg in Germany and a Bachelor of Economic from the University of Namibia.

She is also pursuing a Global Master’s Degree of Business Administration from the Institute of International Business Relations at the Steinbeis University in Berlin, Germany.

Bock has experience in areas of sustainable community development, sustainable natural resources management, grant management, strategic planning and implementation, stakeholder engagement and communication.

In addition, she has a strong empirical research background with several peer reviewed publications focusing on policy impacts on water resources use in Namibia.

Bock takes over the reigns from Naemi Heita and will serve for a period of of 5 years.