Education Background: Bachelor of Agricultural Economics (University of Fort Hare), Bachelor of Agricultural Economics Honours (Fort Hare University).
Boards & Committees: Chair of Board of Directors South African Grain Laboratory; Commissioner at International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC); Member of RSA Steel Committee; Trustee at the Winter Cereal Trust Board; Industry representative at the International Grains Council (IGC), International Association of Operatives Millers and Global Millers Symposiums; Industry representative at various structures including DAFF CEO Forum, DTI Industry Forum, Wheat and Maize Forum, National Agricultural Research Forum, Crop Estimates Liaison Committee, Agricultural Trade Forum, JSE Advisory Committee, S&DE Committee, Crop Estimate Liaison Committee, etc.
Experience/ Knowledge: Mr Mokgatle started his career at the erstwhile Agricultural Development Cooperation (AGRICOR) in 1992 and was involved in a policy advisory environment until 1996. He has since then held various senior positions at national government departments including Trade and Industry and Agriculture. He also worked at the Board on Tariffs & Trade now called International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) responsible for Tariff Investigations Unit. He participated in various trade and policy delegations including the SA-EU Joint Cooperation Council (TDCA), European Free Trade Agreement Negotiations (EFTA), SACU Trade & Liaison Committee, etc.
Mr Mokgatle is an Executive Director at National Chamber of Milling and brings along impeccable industry credentials.