Acting CEO: Downtown Studios (South Africa)
Mr Mandla Selby Maseko is the current acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Downtown Music Hub (an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture) and also a Lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology. Furthermore, he is the Chairperson of the Association of Independent Record Companies of South Africa (AIRCO); Chairman of Limpopo Arts Foundation and former Deputy Chairperson of Moshito Music Conference and Exhibitions.
Mr Maseko is a scholar and performing arts management consultant, he holds a Master of Arts degree (Arts, Culture and Heritage Management) Wits University and Marketing Management certificate from University of South Africa’s School of Business Leadership. He is the former Secretariat member of the South African Music Industry Council (SAMIC) and Secretariat member of the Interim Committee for Cultural and Creative Industries of South Africa (CCIFSA) appointed by the Minister of Arts and Culture in 2014.