Member of the following committeesJoint Standing Committee on Defence
Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans
Parliament Membership History
I have been a MP since 2006 during the 3rd Parliament. I am honoured and privileged to be given the opportunity to serve South Africa in the 6th Parliament.
In this period I have served in various portfolios and on various ad hoc committees.
Political Leadership Background
I have been Shadow Minister for the DA in various portfolios, the last which was for the portfolio Defence and Military Veterans.
Since 2006 I have been the DA’s Constituency Head for the Western Cape Breede Valley Constituency (WC025)
Speaker and councillor of Breede Valley (WC025) Municipality (2000 – 2006)
Mayor of Rawsonville Transitional Council (1994 – 2000)
Deputy Chairperson for Breede River District Council (1995 – 2000)
MBA (Stellenbosch University)
Hon.BA ( “ )
B.Econ ( “ )
Management Development Diploma ( “ )
St 10 (Robertson High School)
Administration of Sport for the Disabled, specifically Paralympic sport
Spending time with my wife and disabled daughter, as well as my son & his wife.
Watch sport on TV and live from a pavilion
Global and domestic political developments
Past Committee Memberships
Defence and Military Veterans: 2015 - 2019
Economic Development: 2014 - 2015
Public Service and Administration: 2008 - 2014
Trade and Industry: 2007 - 2008
Finance: 2006 - 2007
Political Ideas / Achievements Goals & Ambitions for the country
We all serve the best interests of all South Africans, and we must strive to contribute
to build a better future for our children.
As opposition MP I must not been seen to oppose and criticize the governing party,
but I must offer a better alternative in the best interest of all South Africans.
Our Constitution and the rule of law must always be our guiding principles