Ms Anne Kathleen Oberholzer
Ms Anne Kathleen Oberholzer is the immediate past CEO of the IEB, having retired in February 2023. She started her career as a full-time lecturer in Latin at the University of Natal in 1979. She taught at Durban High School from 1980 to 1987, and held several positions in the education and training field before joining SAQA in 1999.
She was appointed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SAQA and served in this position from 2002 to 2005. She then joined the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) and was appointed its Chief Executive Officer in April 2007. Ms Oberhozer obtained a Master of Education from the University of Natal.