Kefiloe Masiteng


Kefiloe Masiteng was appointed to her current position, Deputy Director General: Population and Social Statistics at Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) in April 2006. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Pretoria, a BSc (Hons), and is currently registered for a PhD in Public and Development Management at the University of the Witswatersrand (Wits). Ms Masiteng also has certificates in epidemiology and biostatistics from Wits, and is a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She has extensive experience in the area of governance, monitoring and evaluation gained over the past 15 years in government.

Her portfolio at Stats SA includes Census 2011, poverty and inequality research, labour statistics, social statistics, household surveys, health statistics, government-wide monitoring and evaluation systems, and technical advice on monitoring and evaluation.

Ms Masiteng has been actively involved in issues of population and development, global leadership, youth leadership development, women’s leadership and public health.