Honourable (Hon). Christine //Hoebes is the Deputy Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and a Member of Parliament. She has experience and knowledge in local governance, educational matters, national and international political affairs, labour relations and public administration, coupled with extensive skills in planning, effective communication, negotiation, public speaking and diplomatic protocol.
Hon. //Hoebes has qualifications in basic education, international relations, management, leadership and diplomacy from the Windhoek College of Education, University of South Africa and University of Namibia between 2001 to 2013 respectively.
She served as a Major of Witvlei Village Council in 1992 at age 23, youngest in the country and was also a Member of the Management Committee of the Witvlei Local Autority Council.
Prior to assuming her job as the Deputy Minister she has diligently served as both Senior Special Assistant and Special Advisor to Namibian’s second President H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba.
She has also served on a number of Committees including the National Preparatory Committee for State Events and Visits, Budget Committee, Gift Committee, Economizing Committee, Training Committee, Ministerial Implementation Team for Strategic Plan.