Structure of the department

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Deputy Minister


Acting Director-General

Minister Edna Molewa
Deputy Minister Ms Barbara Thompson
Director-General Ms Nosipho Ngcaba

Ms Barbara Creecy


Ms Maggie Sotyu


Mr Ishaam

Unit: Financial
Management Services
Internal Audit
Branch: Corporate Management Services 
Chief Operating Officer: Ms Limpho Makotoko
CFO Mr Rannoi
Sedumo ​
  DDG Ms Limpho
Branch: Climate Change, Air Quality and Sustainable Development Branch:
Chemicals and
Waste Management 
Branch: Regulatory Compliance and Sector Monitoring Branch: Biodiverstiy and Conservation Branch: Oceans and Coasts Branch: Environmental Programmes
Acting Deputy Director-General Mr Mark Gordon
Deputy Directro-General Mr Shonisani Munzhedzi
Deputy Director-General Mr Monde Mayekiso
Acting DDG
Dr. Thulie Khumalo
Acting DDG
Ms Mamogala Musekene
Acting DDG
Mr Sabelo Malaza​
 DDG Mr Shonisani Munzhedzi DDG Ms Judy
Acting DDG
Dr. Chris Marais


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