Mr Mosotho Moepya
Commissioner Moepya is a member of the Electoral Commission of South Africa (the Commission). He was appointed to this position in November 2018, for a term of seven years. He has been associated with election management since 1998, when he joined the Commission and successfully held various positions, including positions of: Director for Electoral Logistics, Senior Manager: Electoral Logistics, Planning and Infrastructure, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Electoral Officer.
Prior to his appointment as a Member of the Commission, he completed several continental consulting assignments in the management of elections, democratic governance, peacebuilding and electoral conflict resolution. These assignments included work completed with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) and the Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC Countries.
He has covered various election-related assignments in diverse jurisdictions, including: Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, the Comoros, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Zimbabwe.
Before his involvement with elections, he held positions in the fast-moving consumer goods, third party logistics, and information technology industries where he worked for Unilever South Africa (Pty) Limited, Transnet Freight Rail, Barloworld Limited and the Bidvest Group. He holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree, as well as other commercial degrees.