David Makhura

Premier - Province of Gauteng

Premier of Gauteng since 2014. On 22 May 2019 he was re – elected Premier of Gauteng, South Africa’s most populous province and economic hub. He is the leader of government with regard to the provincial legislative programme and he is also the head of the provincial delegation to the National Council of Provinces. He is a trustee of the Board of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation. He has been part of several delegations of the ANC and NEHAWU that visited sister parties and trade unions in the African continent, China, Cuba, Latin America and Europe to exchange experiences on party-building, socio-economic development and governance. Between 2001 and 2014, he served as the ANC Gauteng Provincial Secretary and member of the PEC and an ex-officio member of the National Executive Committee. He served in several sub-committees of the ANC National Executive Committee.