Mrs Malehloa Celina Molato is a Director of the Bureau of Statistics Lesotho. Having studied Statistics and Economics at both the undergraduate and post graduate levels, she joined the National Statistics office as a compiler of Economics Statistics and later joined the National Accounts section in Lesotho. Promoted to head of Economics Statistics Division in 2007, she participated in and supervised the revisions and rebasing of National accounts estimates. She also coordinated the undertaking of several surveys and censuses including the Household Budget Surveys of 2002/03, 2010/11 and 2017/18. She is passionate about the production and dissemination of quality statistics with adherence to statistical best practices and use of technology for production of official statistics in a cost effective way. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.