Biography

Matlhogonolo Maano (MCIPS)

Mr Matlhogonolo A Maano- MCIPS, MBA , Msc Candidate  is  a renowned Chartered Procurement  Professional with over 10 years of professional  experience which spans across different sectors such as: Manufacturing , Government, Regulatory, Telecommunications and Education.

He is adept at: Strategic Procurement, Tendering, Supply Chain Risk Management, E-Procurement, Supplier Relationship and Sustainable Procurement.

His outstanding performance in the field of Procurement has been rewarded with the below accolades: 

  • Certificate of merit sponsored by CIPS Africa upon graduation in 2012.
  •  CIMA award for being the best overall Student in Strategic Management subject in 2012.
  • Employee Outstanding performance award for being part of the team that successfully delivered the CIPS Corporate Award for Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (Formerly PPADB) in 2018.


Currently employed as a Manager, Purchasing and Tenders at University of Botswana,   Mr Maano also   serve as CIPS Botswana  Branch- Vice Chairman and occasionally share  his knowledge in procurement related matters through writing articles in the local newspapers. He is also a speaker of note  and has recently participated as a speaker at the 9th Annual Procurement Conference that was held in Namibia Windhoek