Dr Donovan Zealand recently joined NUST as the Director of the Department of Student Services. He replaces Dr Frieda Shimbuli, who has since retired. Before becoming Director, Zealand was the CEO of Cricket Namibia, a position he held for three years.
Prior to this, he was employed by the University of Namibia (UNAM) in various capacities, first in the Office of the Dean of Students, followed by the Faculty of Education. Dr Zealand was promoted to the position of Deputy Dean of Education at UNAM.
He earned his B.Ed and M.Ed in Education from UNAM, and his Doctorate in Specialised Education (Sport Science and Educational Psychology), from the University of Stellenbosch.
Additionally, he has more than 20 years of experience in Sport Administration and extensive experience in the NGO sector.