Our People

Our national leadership is characterised by both diversity and depth of experience. With roots in the struggle against apartheid and featuring a proven record of delivery where they govern, our leadership team are working tirelessly to bring a better life to all South Africans.

National Leadership

John Steenhuisen

Federal Leader

Ivan Meyer

Federal Chairperson | Western Cape MEC for Agriculture

Refiloe Nt’sekhe

Deputy Federal Chairperson | DA National Spokesperson | Member of Gauteng Provincial Legislature | Shadow MEC: Social Development | Member's Affairs | Programming

Anton Bredell

Deputy Federal Chairperson

Jacques Smalle

Deputy Federal Chairperson, Limpopo Provincial Leader, MPL

Ashor Sarupen

Deputy Chairperson of the Federal Council

Helen Zille

Chairperson of DA Federal Council

Dion George

Federal Finance Chairperson

Thomas Walters

Deputy Chairperson of the DA Federal Council | DA Member of Rural Development and Land Reform

James Masango

Deputy Chairperson of the Federal Council

Nicholas Nyati

Interim DA Youth Federal Leader

Liam Jacobs

DASO Federal Leader