Mr Thabo J. Tselane holds an M.Sc (Nuclear Physics) from the University of the Western Cape. He joined Necsa in March 2014 as Divisional Executive: Nuclear Operations. Over the years, he acquired academic qualification in Project Management, completed a Senior Management Programme with the University of Pretoria. Furthermore, he obtained a Global Development Management Programme at Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
He carried added responsibilities at NECSA such as Acting Group Executive: Corporate Services, as Board of Director at NTP Radioisotopes SOC (one of its subsidiary) and also served as the Acting Managing Director for NTP.
He also worked at BKS Consulting Engineers as a General Manager in Rustenburg and also for DPI-Fike Plastics as Manager. Prior to joining Necsa, he was Senior Executive Manager for Nuclear Compliance Assurance and Enforcement and finally the Interim Chief Executive Officer for the national Nuclear Regulator (NNR). He also served the Vice Chairperson of Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); member of the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC); Nuclear Safety Standards Committee (NUSSC), and Chairperson of the Southern African Radiation Protection Association (SARPA).