Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)

Office Bearers/Management

The details of political office bearers have not been updated after the 2024 General Elections. It will be updated as soon as it becomes available.

Director General:
Chief of Staff:
Ms Mokgadi Tena
Chief Financial Officer:
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Daan du Toit (International Cooperation and Resources)
Ms Nombuyiselo Mokoena (Corporate Services)
Dr Mmboneni Muofhe (Socio-Economic Innovation Partnerships)
Mr Imraan Patel (Research Development and Support)
Dr Rakeshnie Ramoutar-Prieschl (Acting: Technology Innovation)
Ms Gugulethu Zwane (Institutional Planning and Support)
Senior Management:
Ms Lisa du Toit (Office Manager: International Cooperation and Resources)
Ms Lisbeth Mlangeni (Office Manager: Office of the DG)
Ms Nthabiseng Msomi (Office Manager: Deputy Director General)
Mr Bayanda Mzoneli (Head of Office: Deputy Minister)
Ms Matilda Nyalungu (Office Manager: Research Development and Support)
Ms Khuliso Tharage (Office Manager: Socio-Economic Innovation Partnership)
Ms Ria Vogel (Office Manager: Technology Innovation)
Ms Nozipho Zambuko (Office Manager: Corporate Services)
Communications Officers:
Mr Steve Mamphekgo (Parliamentary Liaison Officer: Deputy Minister)
Mr Veli Mbele (Media Liaison Officer: Minister)
Ms Siphokazi Shoba (Parliamentary Liaison: Minister)
Ms Marcella Dlamini (Personal Assistant: DDG Institutional Planning and Support)
Ms Motshedisi Letuka (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Ms Mogale Mahlaela (Personal Assistant: Corporate Services)
Mrs Christine Keabaitse Mashaba (Administration Secretary: Deputy Minister)
Ms Thembi Mdepa (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Buliswa Omodona (Personal Assistant: Socio-Economic Innovation Partnership)
Ms Esther Rammutla (Personal Assistant: Minister)
Ms Mmathapelo Sako (Administrative Secretary: Minister)
Ms Letta Setshedi (Personal Assistant: Director General Institutional Cooperation and Resources)
Ms Felicity Williams (Personal Assistant: Research Development and Support)

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