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 Director-General


Director General: Victor Tharage

Director-General: Mr Victor Tharage​

Purpose:

To promote and support the growth and development of an equitable, competitive and sustainable tourism sector, enhancing its contribution to national priorities.

Functions:
  • Manage the provision of strategic governance and corporate management services;
  • Manage the provision of financial and supply chain management services;
  • Manage the provision of internal audit services in the department;
  • Manage strategic political and policy direction for the development of South Africa’s tourism potential throughout the world;
  • Manage strategic political and policy direction for the development and growth of sustainable domestic tourism throughout South Africa; and
  • Manage strategic tourism sector pol​icy development, monitoring, research and knowledge management services.

 Office of the Director-General

Personal Assistant to the Director-General: Ms Margaret Mathebula

Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6377
Cell: +27 (0) 79 693 6911
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7090
E-mail: mmathebula@tourism.gov.za


Director: Office of the Director-General: Mr Thabo Makhubedu
Telephone: +27 (012) 444 6376
E-mail: TMakhubedu@tourism.gov.za

Purpose:

To manage the office of the Director-General and provide strategic support in order to ensure efficient and effective service delivery
of the departmental mandate.

​Functions:
  1. Manage the provision of administrative support services to the Office of the Director-General.
  2. Provide effective and efficient executive and secretarial support service to the Director-General.
  3. Assist the Director: Office of the Director-General in performing various duties for the Minister, DG and Public Entities pertaining to the Parliament