Rashid Toefy is Deputy Director-General at the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. He believes that ‘Business Events’ are the lifeblood for Cape Town and the Western Cape. It also provides people with the opportunity to visit, live, work, and invest in the region. Rashid is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Advisory Board in South Africa. He has a degree in Economics and Environmental Science, as well an MBA from the University of Cape Town with his Masters Degree.