Outlwile Philip Maselwanyane is currently pursuing a Masters in Comparative Local Development from the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) at Tshwane University of Technology. Outlwile holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce in Economics from the University of South Africa. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Land and Agrarian Studies from the University of the Western Cape and participated in the 2016 Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, Executive Training Program. Previously, Outlwile worked as the Marketing Manager for Sekai Block, a company that provides consultancy services in development, construction, and procurement for local government departments in the North West region. Outlwile is also a provincial youth coordinator for the African Farmers Association of South Africa and at the National Emergent Red Meat Producers’ Organisation.