The Right Honourable the Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro
The Right Honourable Dr Moeketsi Majoro became Prime Minister on 20 May 2020. He has previously served as Minister of Finance from June 2017 to May 2020. He is a Member of Parliament from All Basotho Convention (ABC) political party for Thetsane Constituency No. 33. He was elected as a Member of the National Assembly in June 2017.
Dr Majoro holds a PhD in Natural Resource Economics and Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics both from Washington State University and a BA in Economics from the National University of Lesotho.
In January 2013, he was elected Minister of Development Planning following his sworn in as Senator. Honourable Majoro served the Africa Group 1 Constituency at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Executive Director and Alternate Executive Director during 2008-2012. Prior to his appointment at IMF, he served as the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Finance from 2004 to 2008, Fiscal Analyst from 2000 to 2004, Economics Lecturer and Researcher at the National University of Lesotho (NUL) from 1991 to 2000.
Dr Majoro has also served in many other capacities such as oversight (non-executive directorships) and leaderships (chairing international institutions). He also serves as consultant in the areas of business and economics under his company QE, and has served as a director on many boards.
The Right Honourable Majoro was born in Tsikoane, Leribe on November 3, 1961. He is married and are blessed with two children. He enjoys hiking and an un-handicapped game of golf, apart from writing papers.