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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mpoko Billy Malatji

First name
Mpoko Billy
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Environmental sciences/ecology
Other Disciplines
1. Protected Areas Management 2. Natural Resource Management
3. Community Participation
Thematic areas of disciplines: Human – Wildlife - Environmental Interaction
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
South Africa
Job function
Environmental Sciences
Telephone number
011471 3917
Work experience
I have been working for 20 years & I have more than 11 years’ experience in managing protected areas for in different provinces (Northern Cape, Free State & Gauteng) and dealing with human resources and finance related matters. As Reserve Manager I was managing budget of about three million & assets of more than 9 million. The personnel working under me directly were 18. I was Regional Manager for seven
years, I was managing budget of more than 12 million including Nature Reserves & resorts in Free State & Gauteng. The assets were more than 25 million. The personnel for Nature Reserves & Resorts were more than 80 including contractual workers.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Diploma in Nature Conservation: Technikon Pretoria, (Animal studies I, II, III, Plant studies I, II, III, Resource Management I, II, III, Conservation Ecology I, II, III
B. Tech in Nature Conservation: Technikon Pretoria (Resource Management IV & Plant Studies IV
B. Agric Hons in Wildlife Management: University of the Free State, (Applied habitat evaluation & Applied Wildlife Management
Other activities
1. South African Wildlife Management Association (SAWMA)
2. Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA)
3. South African Hunter & Game Conservation Association (SAHGCA)
Organisation nature
University of South Africa
Organisation street address
Corner Christian De Wet & Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus
Organisation city
Organisation post code
Organisation country
South Africa