Sonja Samuels – BAM: September 2017
Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Although Sonja successfully completed a Bachelor Degree in Natural Resource Management, she found herself in the Executive Support space having been appointed in 2007 as the Secretary to the Executive Dean: School of Natural Resources and Tourism and was later promoted to the capacity of Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor of NUST. She is described by her peers as somewhat of an introvert, but one who would not hesitate to assert her views in a sincere manner.
She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Natural Resource Management: Nature Conservation in 2008 and envisages to pursuing an Honours and Master’s degree in the near future. Her career to date has taken many positive strides. Many of her life lessons, she attributes to having learnt on the job. Her appointment in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor was a huge opportunity to show off her many talents and skills.
Sonja values establishing lasting relationships with her peers and believes that this is the reason why she has emerged as a Brand Ambassador of the Month.
In her spare time, Sonja enjoys long walks in nature, reading and spending time with her family.