H.E. Lt General Seretse Khama Ian Khama
H.E. Lt General Seretse Khama Ian Khama was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2016. As a fellow, H.E. Lt General Seretse Khama Ian Khama contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Serêtsê Khama Ian Khama is a former military officer and retired politician who served as the fourth President of the Republic of Botswana from 1 April 2008 to 1 April 2018. After serving as Commander of the Botswana Defence Force, he entered politics and served as Vice-President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008, then succeeded Festus Mogae as President on 1 April 2008. He won a full term in the 2009 election and was re-elected in October 2014.