Sharon Mogomotsi is a Director for Hazardous Waste Management in the national Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, a position she has been holding for 9 years. She has public sector work experience spanning 14 in the waste management field. Her private sector experience in the mining and metals company included safety, health, environment, and quality management systems. As part of her responsibilities in government, she heads a unit that is responsible for the development of regulatory measures and instruments for specific hazardous waste management and ensuring the implementation of hazardous waste legislation including multilateral environmental agreements and stakeholder engagement. She holds several qualifications including Master of Science in Engineering (Environmental field), BSc Honours (Biochemistry), and Certificates in Management Advancement Programme and Safety Management amongst others.