Parks Tau is the former Mayor (2011-2016) of Johannesburg, South Africa. He previously held several positions at Johannesburg’s Mayoral Committee on Finance and Economic Development, Developmental Planning, Transportation and Environment. He is the Regional Chairperson of the ANC, Johannesburg and was the President, Urban Development Committee of the Southern Local Metropolitan Council.
Mr Tau holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Management from Regenesys (South Africa) and is enrolled at the University of London for a master’s degree in Public Policy and Management studies. Today, he is President of UCLG.