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Chief Operating Officer

Introduction and purpose
Structure and contact details



To co-ordinate and manage the strategic functions and operations of the department.


  • Manage the provision of strategic and operational support services, including strategic and business planning, risk management and organisational performance management
  • Manage the development and implementation of an integrated state of the environment reporting system and facilitate National sustainable development and greening policy processes and initiatives
  • Provide outreach and strategic communications support, build and manage a positive image of the minister, deputy minister and department.
  • Provide effective and sound corporate and cooperative governance and effective management of projects implemented by third parties
  • Provide administrative and executive support services for the department.
  • Manage and coordinate special projects and transformation  programmes.

Structure and contact details



Chief Operating Officer: Ms Limpho Makotoko
Chief Operating Officer: Ms Limpho Makotoko
Telephone: +27 12 399 9013   
Directorate - Administrative Support: Ms Girly Kgoetego
Director Administration and Coordination Ms Girly Kgoetego
Tel: +27 12 399 9871
Mail Ms Kgoetego
Directorate - Secretariat Support: Mr Tshepang Morobane
Secretariat Support: Mr Tshepang Morobane
Tel: +27 12 399 9877 
Mail Mr Morobane

Chief Directorate - Business Performance and Strategic Monitoring:
Chief Directorate-Communications:
Mr Albi Modise
Chief Directorate - Facilities Management:
Mr Mbulaheni Edwin Maseda
Chief Directorate - Government Information Technology Office (GITO):
Mr Rajesh Harrikaran 
Chief Director Mr Albi Modise
Chief Director Rajesh Harrikaran
Tel: +27 12 399 9943 
Mail Mr Modise
Tel: +27 12 399 8507 
Mail Mr Maseda
Tel: +27 12 399  8703
Mail Mr Harrikaran


Chief Directorate - Environmental Sector Coordination: Chief Directorate - Human Capital Management: Chief Directorate:
Governance and Special Projects:
Ms Hanlie Schoeman
Acting Chief Director Ms Hanlie Schoeman
Tel: +27 12 399 9890 
Mail Ms Schoeman


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