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Robert Adam

Robert Martin Adam

Former Chief Executive Officer of NECSA


Born 13-09-1955

Robert Adam was Chief Executive Officer of NECSA. He was arrested by security police in 1981 and sentenced in 1982 to 10 years imprisonment for activities undertaken on behalf of the African National Congress. He was released in 1990. He worked on a science and technology policy for SA under the auspices of ANC from 1990 to 1991.


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Church Str,, Pelindaba West Ext, Brits, 0001


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Previous Position(s)

Chairman | NIASA
Pretoria | 2007

Chief Executive Officer | Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa
2006

Director-General | Department of Science and Technology | Government of South Africa
Pretoria | 1999 - 2006

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Deputy Director-General | Department of Science and Technology | Government of South Africa
Pretoria | 1996 - 1999

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chief Director | Department of Science and Technology | Government of South Africa
Pretoria | 1995 - 1995

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Various positions | Faculty of Physics and Astronomy | Vrije University
Amsterdam | 1992 - 1993

Various positions | SA Council for Higher Education
1980 - 1981

Researcher of Carbon Fibre Technology | Royal Aircraft Establishment | University of Surrey
United Kingdom | 1979 - 1980

Academia, Education and Training

Educational history

Secondary

Diocesan College (1972)

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Science

University of Cape Town

Completed 1978

B.Sc Honours degree - Chemistry

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Awards

Recognition Award | National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF

Gordon Percy Memorial Prize for Top Honours Student | University of Cape Town

National Scholarship given to Top Masters Student to complete PhD | Unisa

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