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

Mmusi Maimane

Federal Leader of the Democratic Alliance | Parliamentary Leader of the Democratic Alliance

Mmusi grew up in Soweto outside Johannesburg and lived there most of his life. Through sacrifice, hard work, and a desire to use every opportunity afforded to him, he has been building an impressive career in business and has dedicated himself to community work in various ways.

Athol Trollip

DA Federal Chairperson | Executive Mayor: Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

Refiloe Nt’sekhe

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

Michael Waters

Deputy Federal Chairperson, MP

Ivan Meyer

Deputy Federal Chairperson | Western Cape MEC for Finance

James Selfe

Chairperson of DA Federal Council | Shadow Minister of Correctional Services

Thomas Walters

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

Natasha Mazzone

Deputy Chairperson of the Federal Council, MP

Dion George

Federal Finance Chairperson

Nomafrench Mbombo

Federal DA Women’s Network Leader, MEC

Luyolo Mphithi

Federal DA Youth Leader