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 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.