Martin is a Chartered Engineer graduating with an honours degree in engineering from the University of Leeds in the UK in 1994 after which he worked on projects in the UK, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Australia and Ireland. In 2004, Martin relocated to South Africa to Eurocape Holdings (Pty) which grew to become a major player in the South African property market. In 2011, Martin departed Eurocape to pursue a number of business interests and established Indicium Consultancy Services (ICS). Two years later Martin took up a full-time position with Victoria & Alfred Waterfront as Development Executive.
Rashiq Fataar is the founder and director of Our Future Cities (OFC), an independent non profit organisation that houses the platform Future Cape Town and, more recently, Future Johannesburg, Future Lagos and Future London. The OFC network is committed to building a democracy around the future of cities. As an independent consultant, speaker and writer, Rashiq works at the intersection of urbanism, new media and economics. He holds an Actuarial Science degree from the University of Cape Town and previously served on the Board of Cape Town Tourism. Twitter: @futurecapetown