Dr Beverley Damonse

Dr Beverley Damonse, Gender Summit 5 Africa speaker

Acting CEO, National Reseach Foundation, South Africa.

NRF Funding Opportunities
Topic E: Funders affecting change in research strategies and priorities

Dr Beverley Damonse, is the acting CEO of the National Research Foundation (NRF) and Group Executive: Science Engagement and Corporate Relations, driving strategy development and implementation in the areas of science communication, education, public engagement with science and corporate relations.

Dr Damonse is a member of The International Women’s Forum of South Africa (IWFSA), invited member of the NRF Board, a member of The Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP) Advisory Council, a member of the Board of the Cape Town Science Centre and a member of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) Advisory Board. She obtained a BSc (Microbiology and Plant Pathology), B.Ed and MEd from the then University of Natal (now UKZN) and a doctorate degree (Education Policy and Management) from the University of Pretoria.