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​​The Gauteng Department of Economic Development


The mandate of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) is to facilitate, promote and develop economic growth in the Gauteng City Region. This is done with a targeted commitment to focus on enhancing inclusivity in the economy, whilst not neglecting to improve its competitiveness. The Department has two main areas of responsibility; it is tasked with ensuring that the right environmental framework and initiatives are put in place to foster economic growth and job creation in the province. Secondly, it is responsible for ensuring that sound financial management policies and structures are in place.​ Read More...​


​​Contact Details​
MEC’s Office  ​
MEC: Mr Lebogang Maile
Mail: Private Bag X091,
Marshalltown, 2107
Street: 56 Eloff Street,
Tel: (011) 355 8462
Head of Department
Ms Pumla Ncapayi
Tel: (011) 355 8111​

Deputy Director-Generals​
Ms Yoland Ruiters
DDG: Corporate Management
Tel:  (011) 355 8024/8007

Adv. Pieter Holl
DDG: Business Regulation and Governance
Tel: (011) 355 8424

Mr Motlatjo Moholwa
DDG: Economic Planning and Development
Tell: (011) 355 8352/8039​
Email: Motlatjo.Moholwa@gauteng.gov.za​