Madoda Mbatha joined Seriti Institute in October 2017 and brings a wealth of experience to the organization. He has a career in Human Resource Management that spans some thirty-five years. As an HR Executive, he managed the HR Departments of five different organizations which included a university, a development corporation, two insurance companies and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). His experience includes all aspects of Human Resource Management; from developing Human Resource (HR) policies and procedures, putting in place systems and processes, handling Industrial Relations matters, negotiating with unions on labor relations issues, designing and implementing performance management systems and performance management incentive schemes; and human resource planning strategies. Madoda holds a Master of Science degree (in Labour and Industrial Relations) from the New York Institute of Technology, a Higher Diploma in Personnel Management from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Zululand. He is the recipient of the Institute of International Education/South African Education Programme Meritorious Scholarship, recipient of the New York Institute of Technology Graduate Scholarship and he was awarded a Harvard/South Africa Fellowship by Harvard University.