Department of the Premier

Contact details

Physical: Provincial Legislature Building, 1st Floor, 15 Wale Street, Cape Town
Postal: PO Box 659, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 0860 142 142
Fax: 021 483 4715


The mission of the Western Cape Department of the Premier is to embed good governance and enable integrated service delivery throughout the Western Cape through partnerships, innovation and people excellence.

In line with the Western Cape Government Provincial Strategic Goal 5: 'Embed good governance and integrated service delivery through partnerships and spatial alignment', the Department of the Premier aims to enable strategic decision-making and stakeholder management by the Premier, Cabinet Ministers and Heads of Department; enable service delivery excellence across departments to the Western Cape through technology, processes and people; and improve good governance in the Western Cape Government.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms H Zille
Director General
Adv B Gerber

Ms Helen Zille
Director General:
Adv Brent Gerber
Superintendent General:
Mr AF Joemat (Corporate Services)
Deputy Directors General:
Mr L Buter (Legal Services)
Mr LH Grootboom (Executive Support)
Mr MA Hendrickse (People Management)
Ms Portia Percival (Corporate Communication)
Dr LF Platzky (Provincial Strategic Management)
Ms H Robson (Corporate Assurance)
Mr LR Williams (E-Innovation)
Senior Management:
Mr Jamie Ryan-Turkington (Strategic Communication)
Mr Robert Shaw (Strategic Office Support: DG)
Ms Faiza Steyn (Corporate Communications)
Communications Officers:
Mr Michael Mpofu (Media Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
Total Final Appropriationn/a1 277 1191 351 326906 093
Actual Expendituren/a1 200 7731 042 874894 537
Employee Compensationn/a493 760448 541400 434
Goods and Servicesn/a562 583510 018421 347
Capital Assetsn/a110 10658 24238 986
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a8663 6627 397
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a58493
Posts Approvedn/a1 1061 1191 003
Posts Filledn/a1 0761 058873
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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