Maker is a practicing lawyer, enrolled in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and High Court of Australia, and a passionate community advocate. He has a Bachelor of Arts/Law, Masters of Law,  Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, and Master of Diplomacy and Trade. Currently, he is the Principal Solicitor and Director of Mayek Legal, Barristers & Solicitors and a board member of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils’ of Australia, and the Chair of its New and Emerging Communities. He was a former Board Member of Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria; and a former editor and board member of Journal of Politics and Law, an international journal dedicated to promoting academic exchange in the field of politics and law. Mayek was also a recipient of the 2020 Victorian Government’s African Board and Governance Scholarship and undertook Company Director’s Course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.