Members of Council

The CHE consists of the Chairperson, appointed by the Head of State, eight members appointed by the Minister of Education and Training and two Principal Secretaries. Members are expected to perform the functions of CHE according to the highest professional standards. The selection of CHE Members is guided by the following criteria:

  • Membership shall be broadly representative of higher education system in Lesotho;
  • Members shall have deep knowledge and understanding of the higher education and research; and
  • Members shall be committed to excellence in higher education.

The following members were appointed in 2016 and shall hold office until 2020 with the exception of the Chairperson whose term shall expire in 2020.

Mr. Matjato Moteane


Dr. Thabiso Lebese

PS – Ministry of Education
and Training

Prof. Tiisetso Makatjane


Dr. ‘Mamoeketsi Ntho


Mrs. Neo Phakoana-Foulo


Dr. Mohlalefi Sefika


Dr. None Mokitimi


Dr. Celinah Rethabile Sefako


Adv. Tlhalefo Ntaote


Dr. Nthabiseng Taole


Mrs. ‘Makotelo Teboho Motseko

(CE and Secretary to the CHE)


PS – Finance