John Molebatsi graduated with Masters in Architecture from the University of Pretoria. He is currently a PhD candidate at the same institution. His research is looking at spaces of traditional healthcare practitioners in an urban setting in South Africa. His interests are African identity in architecture, indigenous knowledge systems and spaces of traditional healthcare practitioners in an urban context. John Molebatsi is often invited by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and Council fo the Built Environment (CBE) to be part of committees to validate Departments of Architecture at several universities in South Africa. He was part of the committees to validate Departments of Architecture at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN), Durban University of Technology (DUT), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU). John started his work experience at Akabed Architecture and later joined Osmond Lange Architects and Planners where he was involved at the upgrade of the OR Tambo International Airport. John is currently working for WMS Architects based in Pretoria, South Africa. He is planning to be a lecturer soon at the University of Pretoria as he is passionate about academia and research.