Department: Economic Development

Contact details

Physical: Umnotho House, 56 Eloff Street, Johannesburg
Postal: Private Bag X091, Marshalltown, 2107
Tel: 011 355 8000
Fax: 011 355 8730


The aim of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development is to lead, facilitate and manage sustainable job creation and inclusive economic growth and development in the Gauteng city region.

The Department's mission is to be an activist, interventionist and developmentally-focused department contributing to an inclusive and growing economy in Gauteng by providing thought leadership to inform the economic development agenda; mobilising stakeholders to partner with for economic growth and development; creating an enabling regulatory environment and stimulating business practices that promote inclusive economic growth; enhancing the competitive advantage of key sectors of the economy; promoting and attracting trade and investment to the economy; directing investment into strategic economic infrastructure; and proactively linking communities to economic opportunities.

The Department's strategic goals are to provide integrated economic and development planning; facilitate the implementation of strategic programmes that will stimulate the brand, competitiveness and social transformation of Gauteng, enhance trade and export promotion, and attract investment; promote an efficient, equitable and socially responsible business environment; act as an economic intelligence nerve centre to inform strategic decision-making and targeted sector development strategies; and promote public accountability and achieve high standards of corporate governance and efficient resource utilisation.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr L Maile
Head of Department
Ms P Mbanjwa

Mr Lebogang Maile
Head of Department:
Ms Phindile Mbanjwa
Mr Kgomotso Mojapelo
Senior Management:
Mr Castro Ngobese (MEC Spokesperson)
Mr Oupa Tshule (Chief Risk Officer)
Communications Officers:
Ms Nondumiso Msomi (Head: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a2 176 9351 921 9541 727 275
Actual Expendituren/a1 270 8441 060 655926 787
Employee Compensationn/a165 315134 813110 682
Goods and Servicesn/a203 859176 166154 107
Capital Assetsn/a15 0086 0281 638
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a31 50744110 087
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a-56-
Posts Approvedn/a481452461
Posts Filledn/a380320275
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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