Commissioner Rakolote has extensive working experience in government, corporate sector and Non-Governmental organizations performing various responsibilities at various levels.
He worked in AngloGold Ashanti Mine, Gauteng Department of Social Development, LoveLife Organization, Ndlovu Care Group Organization, Sports Coaches Outreach Organization, Tshikululu Social Investment – De Beers Consolidated Mines Funds and Trust Portfolio and Hotazel Manganese Mines Trust portfolio, Wesizwe- Bakubung Platinum Mine to mention few. Serving in various institution across various sectors has moulded him into being a strategic thinker with high level of corporate governance skills.
In all the roles he performed in various institutions, he has been in the forefront of championing community participation and socioeconomic transformation biased towards previously marginalised groups. He co-authored chapter on “Community services” in a book titled “A model for Integrated Health, Child and Community Care in Rural South Africa” published by Ndlovu Care Group and VU university press, Amsterdam in 2010. He is an activist who is a proponent of participatory democracy. He has submitted his final thesis on Masters in Public Administration with Unisa focusing on the role of ward committees in encouraging community participation in local government. Commissioner Rakolote sits on the Human Resources and Finance Committees.