Khayakazi Namfu is a South African who believes the continent's greatest resource is its people. Formally trained at UCT where she obtained her BSc Property Studies (Hons) degree Khayakazi has worked in both the private and public property sector. Dealing with the depth and impact of the legacy of apartheid in the built environment at work and in a personal capacity drew Khayakazi into community development. She has worked with land redistribution beneficiaries around land tenure, food security and social development. Her entire career in the public service has been dedicated to professionalizing public sector property management in order to improve the country’s balance sheet and as a result improve service delivery. As a result she was selected as a 2013 Spark* Changemaker and was one of President Barack Obama’s 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows. Khayakazi is now the National Manager of the Public School Partnerships (PSP) and is dedicated to improving the educational outcomes of under served communities.