Yoliswa Makhasi

Yoliswa Makhasi is an activist bureaucrat who started her career in the public sector in 1996. She has served as Director General of the Department of Public Service and Administration of South Africa since March 2020. Makhasi holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Manchester, U.K., an MPhil in Coaching Management from the University of Stellenbosch, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vista University. She has worked in management, operations, and strategic roles within the public sector at both the provincial and national level.