• Welcome to the Gauteng Department of Economic Development website

    We are committed to a radically transformed, modernised and reindustrialised economy in Gauteng, manifesting decent work, economic inclusion and equity.

About Economic Development

The Department of Economic Development is tasked with developing the right environmental framework for economic growth and job creation, and instituting sound financial management policies and structures. The department's vision is to become a centre of excellence, providing economic policy direction, development facilitation, financial management leadership, and contributing to an environment conducive to labour-absorbing economic growth and poverty reduction. Read More

MEC’s Office

MEC: Dr Kgosientso Ramokgopa
Mail: Private Bag X091, Marshalltown, 2107
Street: 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House, Marshalltown, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 355 8462
Fax: (086) 586 6084

Head of Department / Communication

Head of Department: Ms Pumla Ncapayi
Tel: (011) 355 8111
Email: Pumla.Ncapayi@gauteng.gov.za
Email: Sithembile.Nkabinde@gauteng.gov.za

Head of Communication: Ms Nondumiso Mabuza
Tel: (011) 355 8436
Email: Nondumiso.Mabuza@gauteng.gov.za

Deputy Director Generals

Mr Lemmy Chappie
Acting DDG: Corporate Management
Tel: (011) 355 8205
Email: Lemmy.Chappie@gauteng.gov.za

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

Meet The MEC,
Dr Kgosientso Ramokgopa

Dr Kgosientso Ramokgopa, was appointed on 29 May 2019 as the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Dr Ramokgopa was born in January 1975 in Atteridgeville, Tshwane. He attended Seaparankwe Lower Primary School, proceeded to Patogeng Higher Primary School and finished his High School education at Hofmeyr High School. Read More

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