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Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan

South Africa

Minister of Finance

More by user: aismail
Created: 13th May 2009
Modified: 14th May 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government, Trade and Commerce, Financial Services, Policy, Government, Financial Services, Trade and Commerce, Policy, Government, Financial Services, Trade and Commerce, Policy
Government of South Africa
Minister of Finance
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Apr/12/1949
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Minister of Finance in the Republic of South African since 11 May 2009.
    * Chairperson of World Customs Organisation.

Academic Qualifications

    * Bachelor of Pharmacy from University of Durban Westville University.

Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * Co-Chairperson of Transtional Executive Council (1993 - 1994.
    * Co-Chairperson of Multi-party Negotiation (1993).
    * Chairperson of the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) (1992).
    * Chairperson of Parliamentary Constitutional Committee.
    * Leader of the National Indian Congress.
    * Leader of the United Democratic Front (UDF).
    * Key Leader of the African National Congress (ANC) underground structures (1991 - 1994).
    * Member of the Council of Durban Westville University (1995 -1997).
    * Member of the ANC/SACP Underground (1977 1990).
    * Executive member of the Natal Indian Congress (1974 - 1990).
    * ANC member of Parliament (1994 - 1998).
    * Secretary and Chairperson of Durban Housing Action Committee (1980 - 1994).
    * Commissioner of South Africa Revenue Service until 10 May 2009.


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