Dr Dirk Pieter Troskie

Best Public Service Leader (Examplary) Dr Dirk Pieter Troskie 1

Dirk Pieter Troskie

Agriculture: Business Planning and Strategy

Dr Dirk Troskie was one of the officials of the department who led from the front in providing expert counsel on agricultural economic and related matters for high-level decision. During the COVID -19 lockdown, agriculture was designated an essential sector of the economy, during which, he ensured that the department and the sector remained operational. Dr Troskie led a vast number of interventions to save the beleaguered sector.

One key element that is unique about Dr Troskie is the level of ethical conduct and accountability when representing the department within government structures.