Delegate Profile

Ms Eileen N/A van der Est
Regional Manager
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Education & Skill Development, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Information and Communication Technology, Manufacturing, Trade
Personal Profile
Regional Manager at Business Botswana which is a membership organisation responsible for providing services to the Business Councils in the Northern Region of the country. These include policy advocacy, training on short skills courses, organising networking events such as the dinner, Trade Fair ,organise meetings for the Business Council , providing any other support. Started working in 2004 as BOCCIM now Business Botswana as a Regional Manager until 2011 when I was transferred to the Head office based in Gaborone as a Human Resources and Enterprise Development programs officer responsible for organising trade missions , organising Trainings and providing Human Resources services . I have Degree in Social Sciences ( Accounting and Public Administration) from the University of Botswana and has attended several workshops/ seminars and Industry related trainings.
Company Profile
Business Botswana advocates for an environment that makes it easy for businesses to start and operate. We can connect you to an expanding coalition of businesses both at national, regional and international levels. BB is represented in over 40 strategic committees including the Doing Business Reforms Committee. Join us and become part of the advocacy family. Covers all sectors of the Botswana economy. With over 2500 members on our database. Business Botswana has been the vanguard and main voice of the private sector Vision To be the foremost business organisation driving sustainable economic development and social transformation of Botswana Mission To serve as the unified voice of business striving to enhance business environment, the vitality and competitiveness of private sector in Botswana Core Values (BB) Professionalism & Integrity Excellence & Result oriented Good Governance & Accountability Continuous learning & Innovation Collaborative & Consultative Our network makes the difference. Networking with our members and with other organizations is vital for the success of your business. From contacts with local & central government and even our foreign network, we are there to introduce you to each other. We are part of the worldwide network of Chambers of Commerce, a member of International Chamber of Commerce We are part of the worldwide network of Employers Organization, a member of International Organization of Employers We offer a range of formal and informal contact activities - Large networking events such as Trade fairs,lunches, forums, workshops