Mokena Makeka is the founder and principal of Makeka Design Lab. He pursued his studies at the University of Cape Town and graduated with distinction. Mokena started Makeka Design Lab out of his vision to create a sound African aesthetic that serves the public and brings dignity and grace to the built environment. He sat on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Design and lectures at UCT.
Mokena is also the Founder of a ground breaking initiative MoDILA (The Museum of Design Innovation Leadership & Art, South Africa) set to be the premier Modern Art Museum in Africa.