David Magang is a member of the Botho University Advisory Council who has been a successful entrepreneur and served as the Director of several companies including Phakalane Estates (Pty) Ltd. as Chairman of the Group. A lawyer by profession, he holds an LLB (Hon.) and has served as an Attorney under his own private law firm Magang and Co from 1970 to date. Through the successful creation of Phakalane he became the first citizen township developer despite various obstacles presented by authorities and financial institutions. During his public service career spanning more than two decades he served as the Assistant Minister of Finance and Development Planning, the Minister of Minerals and Water Affairs and the Minister of Works, Transport and Communications twice.