MZUKISI QOBO is Head: Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand. He serves on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Economic Advisory Council. In 2021 Mzukisi was appointed by the Minister of Public Services and Administration to serve on the Ministerial Task Team for the Professionalisation of the Public Service. He has in the past played a role as Chief Director responsible for trade policy at the Department of Trade and Industry. Mzukisi is a board member at Corruption Watch and a council member at the National Agriculture Marketing Council (NAMC). He has extensive experience in the fields of governance, public policy, and strategy. Mzukisi obtained his PhD from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom; MA from the University of Stellenbosch; and BA from the University of Cape Town.