Nkosana Mafico appointed to Multicultural Advisory Council

9 Aug 2019

UQ alumnus and Business School PhD candidate, Nkosana Mafico, has been appointed to Queensland’s new Multicultural Advisory Council. The Council advises on the development and implementation of policies about multiculturalism.

Nkosana graduated with First Class Honours in Business Management and as a Valedictorian from UQ in 2017.

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed the 11-member council, which is made up of representatives from across Queensland and from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Hinchliffe said, “I’m particularly pleased Nkosana Mafico has been appointed to the council, after taking out the Outstanding Young Achiever category at the 2018 Queensland Multicultural Awards.”

About Nkosana Mafico
Mafico is Founder and Chair of the Council for Young Africans Living Abroad. He is a non-executive Director of Australian Refugee and Migrant Care Services Ltd (ARMCare), an Advisory Council Member of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Young Social Pioneer with the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA). He is currently a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland. His field of research is focusing on how multiculturalism impacts on the way organisations are led and governed.