Public Protector

Contact Details

Physical: 175 Lunnon Street, Hillcrest Office Park, 0083
Postal: Private Bag X677, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 366 7000 / 0800 112 040
Fax: 012 362 3473


The mission of the Public Protector is to strengthen constitutional democracy in pursuit of its constitutional mandate by investigating, rectifying and redressing any improper or prejudicial conduct in state affairs and resolving related disputes through mediation, conciliation, negotiation and other measures to ensure fair, responsive and accountable public sector decision-making and service delivery.

In pursuit of the mandate, vision and mission, the Public Protector focuses on the following strategic objectives: to be accessible to and trusted by all persons and communities; prompt remedial action; promotion of good governance in the conduct of all state affairs; an efficient and effective organisation; and an optimal performance and service-focused culture.

Office Bearers/Management

Public Protector
Adv E de Waal
Public Protector
Adv B Mkhwebane
Deputy Public Protector
Adv K Malunga

Public Protector:
Adv Elsabe de Waal (Chief Investigator: Administrative Justice and Service Delivery)
Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Deputy Public Protector:
Adv Kevin Malunga
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Reginald Ndou (Acting CEO, and Executive Manager: Provincial Investigation and Integration)
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Kennedy Kaposa
Senior Management:
Ms Avril Ackers (Business Process Engineer)
Mr Hombisa Caleni (Chief Information Officer)
Adv Stoffel Fourie (Executive Manager: Good Governance and Integrity)
Adv Nkebe Kanyane (Chief Investigator: Good Governance and Integrity)
Mr Abongile Madiba (Chief Investigator: Good Governance and Integrity)
Ms Kgalalelo Masibi (Senior Manager: Outreach and Education)
Ms Ponatshego Mogaladi (Executive Manager: Administrative Justice and Service Delivery)
Ms Linda Molelekoa (Acting Chief of Staff)
Machebane Mothiba (Acting Senior Manager: Strategic Support)
Mr Sello Mothupi (Acting Executive Manager: Provincial Investigation and Integration)
Ms Zoleka Mtumtum (Senior Manager: Facilities Management and Auxiliary Services)
Mr Johann Raubenheimer (Chief Investigator: Administrative Justice and Service Delivery)
Ms Lesedi Sekele (Acting Executive Manager: Complaints and Stakeholder Management)
Mr Gumbi Tyelela (Senior Manager: Human Resource)
Communications Officers:
Mr Oupa Segalwe (Senior Manager: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets38 9585 48039115 201
Non-Current Assets10 16115 96921 15516 033
Total Assets49 12021 44921 54731 234
Current Liabilities48 57631 85639 16630 634
Non-Current Liabilities1 0597 9188 3769 283
Total Liabilities49 63539 77447 54236 917
Total Net Assets(515)(18 325)(25 995)(5 683)
Total Revenue255 074218 771200 056184 365
Revenue from Exchange Transactions1 9561 1878031 218
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions253 118217 584199 253183 147
Total Expenditure(237 265)(211 100)(220 322)(180 253)
Employee Costs(171 244)(155 755)(149 638)(121 298)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year17 8107 670(20 266)4 112
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities35 6637 685(4 989)16 547
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(650)(1 429)(8 244)(8 808)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year38 5065 03518614 530
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure3 9862184 9074 896
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure229-2 234
Posts Approved330329349n/a
Posts Filled294304314n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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