The 5th IASTED African Conference on
Modelling and Simulation
AfricaMS 2014

September 1 – 3, 2014
Gaborone, Botswana


Hon. Johnnie K. Swartz
Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Botswana

Biography of the Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker Portrait

Honourable Johnie Keemenao Swartz, is Botswana’s Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology. Having joined politics in the 1980s, he has been a Member of Parliament for Ghanzi and later Ghanzi North since 1987. Before he was appointed to his current cabinet portfolio, he served as Minister of Agriculture and Works and Transport. A trained Social and Community Development worker, Hon. Swartz worked for Ghanzi District Council from 1976 to 1981 when he left the service to engage in farming.