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Derek Andre Hanekom
Derek Andre Hanekom

South Africa

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology


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Created: 14th May 2009
Modified: 14th May 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government, Science and Technology
Employer:
Government of South Africa
Position:
Deputy Minister of Science and Technology
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Derek Andre Hanekom
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Jun/13/1953
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of the Republic of South Africa since 29 April 2004.
    * Member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) since 1994.


Academic Qualifications

    * Attended German primary school in Cape Town.
    * Matriculated from Jan van Riebeeck Secondary school in Cape Town (1970).
    * Enrolled for B.Com degree.
    * Non-degree purposes studies in economics, land and agricultural policy.


Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * Various jobs abroad (1972-1974).
    * Various jobs in South Africa (1975-1977).
    * Fulltime commercial farmer (1978 - 1983).
    * Served prison sentence in Pretoria for political activities (1983 - 1986).
    * Co-ordinator of the Administrative Training Project in Johannesburg, an NGO providing support to trade Unions and church organisations (1986 - 1987).
    * Exiled in Zimbabwe and served as a co-ordinator of the Popular History Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe (1988 - 1990).
    * Co-ordinator of ANC Land and Agriculture Desk, responsible for policy development and acting as spokeperson for the ANC on Agricultural matters (1990 - 1994).
    * Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs (1994 - 1999).
    * Member of Parliament (1999 - 2004).

Source: Deputy Ministry of Science and Technology



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