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. These responsibilities are grouped within the following functions: • Administration • Business Regulation and Governance • Economic Planning.

VISION

A radically transformed, modernised and re-industrialised economy, manifesting decent work, economic inclusion and equity in the region.

MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development: Mr Mpho Parks Tau

Head of Department: Blake Mosley-Lefatola.

Tasneem Motara

Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Economic Development

011 355 8462

086 586 6084

Tasneem.Motara@gauteng.gov.za

Blake Mosley-Lefatola

Head of Department

P: 011 355 8111

Blake.Mosley-Lefatola@gauteng.gov.za

Shadrack Buthelezi

Parliamentary Liaison Officer

011 355 8422

072 824 7960

Shadrack.Buthelezi@gauteng.gov.za

William Maphutha

Chief of Staff

011 355 8462

067 428 3274

William.Maphutha@gauteng.gov.za

Jak Koseff

Deputy Director General: Economic Planning and Development

011 355 8352/8039

Jak.Koseff@Gauteng.gov.za

Mpho Nawa

Deputy Director General: Corporate Management

011 355 8436

Mpho.Nawa@gauteng.gov.za

Bongiwe Gambu

MEC's Spokesperson

011 355 8497

076 480 8085

Bongiwe.Gambu@gauteng.gov.za

Jeff Sehume

Chief Director: Communications

011 355 8436

Jeff.Sehume@gauteng.gov.za

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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. These responsibilities are grouped within the following functions: • Administration • Business Regulation and Governance • Economic Planning. | VISION | A radically transformed, modernised and re-industrialised economy, manifesting decent work, economic inclusion and equity in the region. | MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development: Mr Mpho Parks Tau | Head of Department: Blake Mosley-Lefatola.

Tasneem Motara

Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Economic Development

011 355 8462

086 586 6084

Tasneem.Motara@gauteng.gov.za

Blake Mosley-Lefatola

Head of Department

P: 011 355 8111

Blake.Mosley-Lefatola@gauteng.gov.za

Shadrack Buthelezi

Parliamentary Liaison Officer

011 355 8422

072 824 7960

Shadrack.Buthelezi@gauteng.gov.za

William Maphutha

Chief of Staff

011 355 8462

067 428 3274

William.Maphutha@gauteng.gov.za

Jak Koseff

Deputy Director General: Economic Planning and Development

011 355 8352/8039

Jak.Koseff@Gauteng.gov.za

Mpho Nawa

Deputy Director General: Corporate Management

011 355 8436

Mpho.Nawa@gauteng.gov.za

Bongiwe Gambu

MEC's Spokesperson

011 355 8497

076 480 8085

Bongiwe.Gambu@gauteng.gov.za

Jeff Sehume

Chief Director: Communications

011 355 8436

Jeff.Sehume@gauteng.gov.za

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