Khaya is an accountant, academic, activist and writer. He studied at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and completed his CA articles with the FirstRand Group. He has served as a mentor on the Shanduka Black Umbrellas Incubation Programme. Khaya has worked as an editor of various textbooks in Financial Reporting and Taxation. He serves as a resident political and financial analyst, writer and talk show host for many media platforms. In March 2019 he completed his postgraduate studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, UK. He is currently studying towards an LLB through UNISA.