Alisa Amupol

Alisa Amupolo is a corporate leader and an allrounder who has served across a broad
spectrum of industries. She possesses a solid foundation in overseeing cross functional
teams namely, commercial and marketing, technical and engineering functions, finance and
administration inclusive of HR and Procurement, Legal and Governance, and by extension
Audit and IT. Until recently, she was a shortterm fulltime consultant with the International
Telecommunications Union. Prior to that she was a former CEO of PowerCom, a tower
company before joining NAMDIA as CEO.

Before and beyond NAMDIA, Alisa has established herself as a goto trendsetter in
technology and businessrelated fields. She was the first licensee/curator for TEDxWindhoek
and has formed and been instrumental in transformation of Public enterprises. Additionally,
she worked for the regulator Communications Regulatory Authority during its formation
years from the old dispensation of Namibia Communications Commission.

Prior to that, she had a stint at the Commonwealth Secretariat HQ in London, particularly
under governance and institutional development. Earlier in her career, she also worked at
the Namibia Global Fund program and the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation Public
Relations and Marketing department, respectively.

Ms Amupolo serves on various boards as an Independent NonExecutive Director in Energy
Sector, diversified investment companies, ICT and Telecoms. Currently, she is an
independent nonexecutive director at Energy Utilities Assets (Pty) Ltd , The Namibian as
well as NCRST . She also served as the President of the Stanford Seed Southern Africa
Chapter Network and is a Board member of the Internet Exchange Association of Namibia.
Previously, she was a nonexecutive director of the largest mobile operator MTC until March
2016 and was also a nonindependent director and Vice Chairperson of Inceptus Holding
until October 2018.

She is currently a Doctor of Business Administration candidate at Namibia Business School
and holds an MA from the University of Leeds and a BA from the University of Namibia. She
is an alumni of the London Business School Emerging Leaders Programme and a graduate
of the Stanford Seed transformation programme, which has augmented her technical skills
with business acumen.

In 2021, she was recognized as Choiseul 100 Africa’s 100 top economic leaders below 40,
ranking no. 68. She is passionate about building brands, empowering teams to create,
capture, grow and retain value. She is a Mom, book worm, fitness junkie, serial networker,
and an incurable romantic.