Cape Town and Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Wesgro)

Contact details

Physical: 18th Floor, Reserve Bank Building, 60 St George's Mall, Cape Town, 8001
Postal: PO Box 1678, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 487 8600
Fax: 021 422 0479


Wesgro is the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape. The Agency is the first point of contact for foreign buyers, local exporters and investors wishing to take advantage of the unlimited business potential in the region.

Wesgro works closely with key players including the national, provincial and local government. Its mandate is to facilitate foreign and domestic direct investment into the region; exports of products and services through development of export capability, demand and market access; and to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape as a viable business, leisure and film destination.

Office Bearers/Management

Prof Brian Figaji
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Michael Spicer
Board Members:
Mr Ashraf Ameen
Ms Wendy Appelbaum
Mr Paul Bannister
Mr Ian Bartes
Ms Andrea Boehmert
Mr Solly Fourie
Mr David Green
Mr Lance Greyling
Mr Marius Koen
Dr Helena von Schilcht
Mr Tim Harris
Ms Kholeka Zama
Senior Management:
Mr Anthony Bere (Financial Controller)
Ms Inge Dykman (Head: Leisure Tourism and Trade)
Ms Corne Koch (Head: Convention Bureau)
Mr Denan Kuni (Head: Trade Promotion)
Ms Judy Lain (Chief Marketing Officer)
Mr James Milne (Head: Investment Promotion)
Mr Yaw Peprah (Chief Business Officer)
Ms Monica Rorvik (Head: Film and Media Promotion)
Ms Jacyntha Twynam (Senior Manager: Strategic Projects)
Mr Cornelis Van Der Waal (Chief Research Officer)
Communications Officers:
Mr Russel Brueton (Chief Communications Officer)
Mr Colin Wardle (Media Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedClean Audit
Current Assetsn/a33 41124 123226 997
Non-Current Assetsn/a32 73031 34530 117
Total Assetsn/a66 14155 468257 114
Current Liabilitiesn/a20 19419 152223 272
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a1 0271 063918
Total Liabilitiesn/a21 22120 215224 190
Total Net Assetsn/a44 92035 25332 924
Total Revenuen/a71 18258 75374 386
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a1 4962 4022 071
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a69 68656 35172 315
Total Expendituren/a(63 794)(58 841)(75 503)
Employee Related costsn/a(24 719)(23 175)(24 940)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a9 6712 332(1 117)
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a7 03310 483195 294
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(305)(109)(3 499)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a26 26819 540218 133
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a---
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a---
Posts Approvedn/a8584102
Posts Filledn/a636385
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