Educational Background: Master of Science (Jackson State University), Bachelor of Arts Honours Education (UKZN), Bachelor of Arts (Walter Sisulu University), Leadership in Local Government (Thailand), Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Governance (IOD)
Mr. Faku has occupied various executive, management and leadership positions in both public and private sector. His expertise is in leadership development, strategic HR management and development, transformation projects, corporate governance, real estate management and investments.
Before venturing into the corporate world, Mr. Faku began his career as a agriculture lecturer at the Maluti College of Education (1991) and later on moved to Eskom. While at the power utility, he was Group Human Resources Development Manager and then later was Business Services Manager. Both these roles opened a channel to serve as an HR Committee member at various companies (ICASA, EAAB, PikitUp, Magalies Water, Metro-bus, Sansa, NDA), and a venture in Real Estate, Non-executive at Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Faku has a diversified property portfolio and attained a Real Estate NQF Qualification, and Housing Finance Course (Wits Business School). He is an accredited assessor, moderator, verifier and a property trainer. In 2009, he was voted the ‘Property Mover and Shaker’ of the year. He also serves in various Audit and Risk Committees, the most notable being the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Department of Human Settlements.