Xoliswa Daku

CEO

Daku Group of Companies, South Africa

Biography

Founder and CEO of Daku Group of Companies, lawyer turned Multi Award Winner Property Developer
Recognition Awards
2018 Albertina Sisulu Business Achiever of the Year Gauteng 2018
Finalist” Top Empowered Infrastructure of the Year Award” category.2017
National Business Awards Top Performing Entrepreneur
2017 Standard Bank Top Women in Property Award
2017Women in Property Network Business Woman of the Year Award
2013 Black Business Quarterly Outstanding Women in Business Award
2012 Finalist for CEO Magazine attest’s Most Influential Women in Business Award

Leadership Roles
Chairperson of the Social Transformation Committee National Home Builders Regulatory Council (NHBRC)
Chairperson HR Committee SENTECH
Property Specialist Board Anglican board of trustees
Platinum Member Women’s President Organisation
Member of the Institute of Directors (IoDSA)
Member of the South African Property Association (SAPOA)
Board member for the One and Only Hotel, Waterfront Cape Town (a Sol Kerzner initiative)
Board member of the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP )
Executive member of the Urban Renewal Mayoral Committee in the Western Cape
National Chairperson of South African Women Entrepreneurs Network
Advisor to the South African National Women in Transport
Advisor to the progressive Women‟s Movement of South Africa
Chairperson of the judging panel for the Technology Women in Business Award (TWIB)
Member of the judging panel for SAB KickStart Enterprise Development Initiative
Board member of the Southern Africa International Society for Performance Improvement
Trustee of the Khayelitsha Community Trust for the development of the Central Business District
Board member of Phillippi East Property Development Initiative
Member of the judging panel for SAB KickStart Enterprise Development Initiative
Board member of the Southern Africa International Society for Performance Improvement

Qualifications
Executive MBA from UCT Graduate School of Business
Attended School for Legal Practice at UCT
LLM Degree (UWC)
B.Proc degree (University of Transkei)
MDP Diploma from the University of Stellenbosch
Advanced and postgraduate diploma in Project Management at Cranefield University
Diploma in Human Resource Management from Varsity College

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