Minister of Tourism
* Minister of Tourism of the Republic of South Africa since 11 May 2009.
* Matriculated from Pietersburg High School (1977).
* B Proc degree from Rand Afrikaans University (RAU).
* Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Political Science (RAU).
* Masters of Arts degree in Political Science from (RAU).
* Lecturer in Political Science at RAU and University of Stellenbosch.
* Member of Parliament since 1990.
* Premier of Western Cape Province (21 June 2002 - 28 April 2004).
* Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of South Africa (29 April 2004 - 10 May 2009).
* Award for Academic Achievement of the Transvaal Lawyers' Association.
* Abe Bailey Bursary to Great Britain and Europe.
Source: Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism