Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic)

Office Bearers/Management

Mr MPF Tau
Deputy Minister
Mr Z Godlimpi
Deputy Minister
Mr AG Whitfield
Director General
Ms M Mabitje-Thompson

The details of the Minister and Deputy Ministers have been updated after the 2024 General Elections. The details of other officials will be updated as it becomes available.

Mr Mpho Parks Franklyn Tau (Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition) (ANC)
Deputy Minister:
Mr Zuko Godlimpi (Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition) (ANC)
Mr Andrew Grant Whitfield (Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition) (DA)
Director General:
Ms Malebo Mabitje-Thompson (Acting)
Chief of Staff:
Ms Labeeqah Schuurman
Chief Financial Officer:
Ms Irene Ramafola
Deputy Directors General:
Dr Anneline Chetty (Acting: Sectors)
Ms Sarah Choane (Corporate Management Services)
Mr Stephen Hanival (Chief Economist: Research)
Mr Yunus Hoosen (Acting: Investment and Spatial Industrial Development)
Ms Susan Mangole (Acting: Incentives)
Dr Shandokane Evelyn Masotja (Regulation Division)
Ms Lerato Mataboge (Exports)
Amb Xolelwa Mlumbi ("Trade)
Mr Maoto Molefane (Acting: Spatial Industrial Development)
Ms Tanya van Meelis (Acting: Transformation and Competition Policy)
Senior Management:
Ms Nontombi Matomela (Acting Chief Operating Officer)
Mfundo Mayeza (Administrator: Deputy Minister Gina)
Mr Khayelihle Nkwanyana (Head of Office: Deputy Minister Gina)
Mr Thulani Skhosana (Head of Office: Deputy Minister Majola)
Communications Officers:
Mr Bongani Lukhele (Director: Media Relations)
Ms Tsholofelo Mushi (Cabinet and Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Ms Kagiso Malebye (Assistant Private Secretary: Minister)
Ms Tshegofatso Masoga (Private Secretary: Minister)
Ms Ellen Msiza (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Snenhlanhla Ntazi (Private Secretary: Deputy Minister Majola)
Ms Sthembile Shongwe (Private Secretary : Deputy Minister Gina)

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