Dr Fumene George Tsibani has 26 years’ experience in public governance, administration and institutional development. He is an expert in infrastructure planning and strategies, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, social research, public policy, and leadership. He is a registered assessor and moderator.
Dr Tsibani’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of Fort Hare (UFH), Honours in Education from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Masters and Doctorate in Philosophy (PHD) in Sociology from Stellenbosch University and certifications in Project Management, Public Governance and Leadership, Mentorship and Coaching. His PhD research thesis was on water Services Education and Training (E&T) needs of councillors in Local Government’s Developmental Agenda.
He is interested in water, sanitation and environmental policy; sustainable rural and urban development, global environmental change; sustainable development; social entrepreneurship and sustainability. He also participates in research regarding the complexity of traditional leadership and municipal governance in Africa, constitutional democracy, organizational transformation, leadership, scenario planning and strategy.
Dr Tsibani has published a book titled Nation Building Plan (NBP) between 2020 and 2064 – Designing Paradise Cities.
Miranda Lusiba is a seasoned PR professional with 23-years’ experience and the founder of Strangé Consulting – a 100% Black & Women-Owned (BWO) boutique PR Agency.
Her agency has – since 2012 – been offering specialist services that include: Media Relations, Corporate Communication, Media Training, Freelance Writing: Storytelling & Content Development/Creation, Reputation Management, Brand & Marketing & Media Monitoring, Analysis/Reporting with a focus on corporate, sponsorship & community development projects. From 2017 to 2019, she was the MD for The Grind PR (TGPR) – a specialist sponsorship & corporate PR agency. She has since then gone back to running her PR agency full-time.