Rashiq Fataar is a passionate urbanist and CEO of Future Cities consultants, a Cape Town-based urbanism strategy collective, harnessing the collaboration of different disciplines to meaningfully engage and address the urban complexities of the future.
Fataar is also the founder and Managing Director of Future Cape Town, an urban think-tank which, in light of the demands of urbanization, advocates for more pro-active thinking about the future of cities. He founded Future Cape Town as a platform to inspire citizens and stimulate debate about the future of Cape Town, and has developed a following of over 13,000.
He is passionate about urban economic development, inspirational spaces and exploring the world – its people, landscapes and the next best urban ideas. He regularly shares his insights on urbanism and cities, locally and abroad; writing for various publications, as a speaker at events, a new media consultant and online at Future Cape Town.
Rashiq also holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town, and has spent 4 years as an Actuarial Specialist at one of the largest insurance firms in South Africa.
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