Kurz previously worked as a Legal Advisor in the insurance industry before joining the MVA Fund in 2006 as Legal Assessment Officer. She later got promoted to Legal Advisor in the organization in 2010, a position she held until assuming her current role.

Academically, she holds a BA Law Degree and LLB Degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She completed her practical training at JTC at the University of Namibia and was admitted as Legal Practitioner on 04 August 2003. She has attained a Management Excellence Programme Certificate from the Rhodes Business School, South Africa and Certificates in Strategic Leadership Programme Module A, British Council, Botswana & Kenya and Middle Ground Leadership Programme. In addition, she also holds an Executive Development Programme Certificate from the University of Witwatersrand Business School, South Africa. Joelynn is a member of the Law Society of Namibia and Namibia Women Lawyers Association.

Joelyn Kurz

Chief Legal Services