Western Cape Department: Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Office Bearers/Management

Mr AW Bredell
Head of Department
Mr P van Zyl

Mr Anton Wilhelm Bredell (Minister) (DA)
Head of Department:
Mr Piet van Zyl
Mr Theo Gildenhuys (Chief Director: Management Support)
Chief Directors:
Mr Gottlieb Arendse (Environmental Quality)
Mr Anthony Barnes (Development Planning)
Mr Ayub Mohamed (Environmental Governance, Policy Coordination and Enforcement)
Ms Karen Shippey (Environmental Sustainability)
Mr Achmad Bassier (Environmental Law Enforcement)
Mr Gavin Benjamin (Development Management – Region 3)
Mr Johannes Fritz (Financial Management)
Mr Anwaar Gaffoor (Strategic and Operational Support)
Mr Gerhard Gerber (Development Facilitation)
Mr Eddie Hanekom (Waste Management)
Mr Paul Hardcastle (Planning and Policy Coordination)
Mr Goosain Isaacs (Climate Change)
Ms Helena Jacobs (Development Planning Intelligence Management and Research)
Ms Wilna Kloppers (Pollution and Chemicals Management)
Ms Marlene Laros (Biodiversity and Coastal Management)
Dr Joy Leaner (Air Quality Management)
Ms Charmaine Maré (Environmental Governance)
Mr Ronald Mukanya (Sustainability Management)
Mr Kobus Munro (Development Planning Region 2)
Ms Catherine Stone (Spatial Planning)
Mr Zaahir Toefy (Development Management – Region 1)
Communications Officers:
Mr James-Brent Styan (Media Liaison Officer)
Mr Rudolf van Jaarsveldt (Head: Communications)

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