Dr Sylvia Janet Utete-Masango is a specialist in educational measurement and in technical and vocational education. She is a work study practitioner. She has been a Board Member of SIRDC from 2009 to date and is the current Deputy Chairperson.
Dr.Utete-Masango is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education.
She holds a doctorate in Occupational Psychology. Her expertise in public sector administration has seen her serve in the public service as Deputy Director in the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, General Manager- Assessment in the Public Service Commission, and Principal Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet as well as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Womenӳ Affairs, Gender and Community Development.