Promoting Sustainable & Shared
Economic Growth & Development


PROFILE OF HOD - Bongani Gxilishe




Experienced team leading province to growth through measured interventions
The Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism is led by consummate strategists who have significant experience at a senior level in business.

BONGANI GXILISHE

Head of Department (HoD)
Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Elementary and academic background
He holds at Master in Philosophy in economic policy from the University of Stellenbosch as well as masters in management from the the Universtity of the Witwatersrand.
After matriculating from St John’s College in Mthatha, Bongani went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and psychology from Vista University in 1989.
This was followed by higher diploma in teaching from Rhodes University.

Career highlights
His career highlights include:
• Head of Department for the Eastern Cape Roads and Public Works
• Provincial Commissioner in the Western Cape
• Municipal manager for the Western District Municipality.

CONTACT
Mr Bongani Gxilishe
Telephone +27 (0) 43 605 7004
Fax +27 (0) 43 605 7304

Personal Assistant to the HOD
Ms Fezeka Boyi email: fezeka.boyi@dedea.gov.za
Telephone +27 (0) 43 605 7004
Fax +27 (0) 43 605 7304