Eugene Mashapa is a Senior Researcher at the Film and Publication Board(FPB). He holds a Masters Degree in Comparative Local Development which was obtained through the Tshwane University of Technology. Prior joining the FPB, Eugene has worked with the Tshwane University of Technology as a Research Assistant at the Directorate of Quality Promotions, Office of Surveys and Institutional Research, during the years 2019 and 2020 respectively. Eugene has also worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Economic Research on Innovation (IERI) at Tshwane University of Technology during the years 2017 and 2018. Mr. Mashapa has also worked as an educator assistant during the COVID 19 pandemic. Mr. Mashapa is a consistent learner who is passionate about research and motivated by curiosity.