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Executive, Academician, Entrepreneur, Consultant and Author.

Dr Mundia is a Namibian man, born in the Zambezi region, Republic of Namibia. He is the Director of Research and Innovation in the Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation, Government of the Republic of Namibia. A seasoned executive, academician, entrepreneur and author. He has about 20 years of working experience, about 10 years of which is in education, research and training. He lectured, reviewed and developed international accredited degree programmes from NQF level 6 to 10, and worked for various industries ranging from consulting, higher education, utility, mining and local authority, making him highly relevant to the transdisciplinary research agenda.

He served as one of the first Council Member of the Space Science under National Commission on Research Science & Technology. A former Committee Member of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure under the Namibia Statistics Agency, the Land Tribunal Board member under the Ministry of Land Reform, and an Advisory Board Member of the Southern African Innovation Support Programme. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Earth Observations for Sustainable Development Goals (EO4SDG) Initiative under the Group on Earth Observations, an Advisory Board Member of the Multidisciplinary Research Center of the University of Namibia, a Chairperson of the National Research Symposiums (MHETI), a Chairperson of the National Steering Committee on Research Outputs and Journal Accreditations (MHETI), and the Founder and Chairperson of the Zambezi Innovation Foundation.

He is a graduate of a Master of Management; a PhD in Geography; Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management; M.Sc. Geographical Information Science (GIS); and many other qualifications in GIS, land management and land measuring. He has published a number of journal and conference papers, books and he has managed and facilitated a number of international projects on land, water, development, earth observation, geographical sciences, climate change, health sciences, among others. He is a reviewer of international journal articles and he supervises and examines research on Masters and PhD levels.


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Director of Research and Innovation

  •  Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation
  •  May 2017 - Present


PhD (Geography)

  •  University of South Africa
  •  Feb 2011 - May 2015

Master of Management

  •  Southern Business School
  •  Feb 2018 - Mar 2020