Sarah Iyaloo Negumbo

Director: Namibia Library & Archives Service

Ms. Negumbo is the Director for Namibia Library and Archives Service, in the Ministry of Education, Arts & Culture, in Namibia. She is responsible for ensuring access to quality information services, through the five Sub-Divisions, namely; the National Archives of Namibia, the National Library of Namibia, Community Library Service,
Education Library Service and the Ministerial Library Service. Ms. Negumbo is also the current Chairperson for the African National Libraries Section on the African Library & Information Associations and Institutions Governing Council. She previously worked at the Office of the Prime Minister, as a Deputy Director, and she was responsible for the introduction and implementation of the Electronic Documents and Records Management Systems in all of the Government Offices, Ministries, Agencies and Regional Councils. Ms. Negumbo’s field of studies and working background is on Public Management, Library and Information Studies, Knowledge and Information Systems Management, Records Management, and the Electronic Documents and Records Management Systems. She holds a M.A. in Knowledge and Information Systems Management from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.