Harold Maloka is The Communications Firm Managing Director.
Maloka holds the National Diploma in Journalism from Tshwane University of Technology.
In addition, he has a professional certificate in Government Communication and Management Advancement Programme certificate from the University of Witwatersrand.
Maloka is a competent communication and media executive with more than 13 years working experience, coupled with extensive knowledge and expertise in government communication.
He began his career as a Communication Officer at the Department of Trade and Industry in 1998.
In 1999 he joined the Government Communications and Information System (GCIS), as a Communication Officer, then worked as a Senior Communication Officer (2000), Assistant Director for Presidential Services (2001) and Deputy Director for Presidential Services (2004).
In 2006, he was appointed Director for Media and International Liaison in the same department and was responsible for building and maintaining good working relations with the media and providing media liaison support for the government.
In 2008, he was promoted to Chief Director for Government and Media Liaison.
Prior to joining the GCIS, he was the spokesperson for the Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation at The Presidency.
As a Deputy Chief Executive Officer, he managed the Chief Directorates: Products and Platforms; Marketing and Distribution, Policy and Research portfolios.