Mr Dhesigen Naidoo; CEO
Dhesigen Naidoo is the CEO
of the Water Research Commission. It is South Africa’s only
dedicated Water research steering and funding institution. Previous
to this Dhesigen was a Director: Research and Innovation at the
University of Pretoria. He also served as an official in South
African government between 1996 and 2007. In this period he worked
for inter alia the
Ministries of Water Affairs & Forestry, Environmental Affairs &
Tourism, and Science & Technology where he served as Deputy
Director-General for International Cooperation and Resources.
Between 1990 and 1996 he was a medical natural scientist at the
University of Cape Town and Red Cross Children’s Hospital.