The Office of Tibet is headed by an Executive Director, who functions as the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Africa. He/She maintains close contact with officials of the relevant department of the Government of South Africa.
Mrs. Nangsa Chodon is the present head of the Office of Tibet, Lyttelton, Pretoria. She assumed responsibility as the Executive Director in June, 2014.
Former Executive Directors/Representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Africa were Mr Tashi Phuntsok, Mr Jampal Chosang, Mr Sonam Tenzing and Mr Migyur Dorjee.