Yolisa Kani is the Head of Public Policy for Uber South Africa. In this role, Kani focuses on stakeholder management and strategic advice on policy matters. Kani has been with Uber since April 2016 and previously worked in the government sector as a Transport Planner. In that role she was responsible for the World Cup Transport Plans and the implementation of what is commonly known as the Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRT), amongst other projects. Kani has a great passion for Public Transport and Public Spaces. She enjoys the challenge of educating people about the importance of public transport and its impact on people’s daily lives. Kani has an honours degree in Transport from the University of Pretoria and during her spare time she enjoys running half marathons.