Head of Economic Development Programmes, Ethekwini Municipality
MBA, Milpark Business School 2004
Responsible for directing the Economic Development Programmes Department, developing and aligning policies, regulating risks and achieving acceptable levels of performance. Previously Regional Manager, Western Cape Department of Trade and Industry, responsible for strategic leadership and facilitation of sustainable and competitive enterprises, promoting growth and investment in the industrial and services economy of the Western Cape.
Before that he was the Manager of the Creative Industries Sector Desk at DTI responsible for developing policy frameworks to promote economic development, job creation and skills development; consultation with industry and stakeholders; and providing hands-on project management and coordination of the business unit’s activities and events.