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Ministry of Mobility: Overview

Minister of Mobility

About Ricardo Mackenzie

Minister Mackenzie

Ricardo Mackenzie was selected as a Democratic Alliance (DA) candidate for the Western Cape Provincial Parliament ahead of the 2014 general election.

He was elected and took office as a Member of the Provincial Legislature (MPL) on 21 May 2014, and then re-elected in May 2019. He represents Mitchells Plain as the DA's constituency head in the area.

During his two terms as a MPL, Mackenzie has served as the chairperson of the Standing Committees on Transport and Public Works, Cultural Affairs and Sport, and Premier and Constitutional Matters.

He has also served on the Public Accounts, Budget, Health, Education, Social Development, Community Safety, Rules, Programming, Petitions, and Parliamentary Oversight Committees; and as a Whip in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament.

Mackenzie has worked for Old Mutual, JPMorgan Chase, he Presidency, Eurocape International, and as Regional Executive for Dial-A-Bed, before being appointed Manager/PA to then-Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula.

He won the JPMorgan Chase 'World Wide Service Award' as one of their best employees and the 'Director-General Award for Innovation' at the Department of Sports and Recreation. 

Mackenzie holds an advanced Graduate Certificate in Governance and Leadership (NQF Level 7) from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is at present registered for a post-graduate diploma in governance at Wits University. He loves rugby and all things sport, hiking, and walking on all our beautiful beaches. He is also an avid dog lover.

Contact details
  • Street address: 27 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001

General Ministry Enquiries

Private Secretary to the Minister

Head of Ministry

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The content on this page was last updated on 4 April 2024