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Thomson, Barbara (DM)
 
Political Party:
Position: Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs
 
CONTACT DETAILS
Cape Town
Tel: 021 469 4606
Mobile: 071 360 2860
Fax: 021 462 0052
Email: bthomson@parliament.gov.zantiko@environment.gov.za
Postal Address: Private Bagx 9170
CAPE TOWN
8000
Street Address: 120 Plein Street
Floor 15,
CAPE TOWN
Western Cape
 
Pretoria  
Postal Address: Private Bag X447
  PRETORIA
Street Address: Environment House
  473 Steve Biko and Southpansberg Road, Arcadia
  PRETORIA
Constituency
Tel: 034 621 3962
Fax: 034 621 3936
Street Address: Cnr Main & Harry Street
  Bhowani Drive
  Dannhauser
 
Parliamentary Committee Membership
PC on Women, Youth, Children and People with Disability
Parliamentary Career
Current: Ms Barbara Thompson is the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs of the Republic of South Africa; a position she was appointed to on 26 May 2014. Prior to this position, she was the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of South Africa from 1 November 2010 until May 2014. She has been a Member of Parliament since 1995, and she is a Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities, as well as a member of the African National Congress (ANC) and a member of the Provincial Executive Committee of the ANC Women's League (ANCWL).
Past: ANC Regional structures; ANCWL Deputy Secretary.
Political Career:
Current: ANCWL Chairperson Ward 34 East branch; ANCWL REC; ANCWL PEC; ANCWL REC Disciplinary Committee; ANCWL PEC Gender and Development issues.
Past: ANC Regional structures; ANCWL Deputy Secretary.
Membership:
  Ms Thompson has been involved in political activities in the Midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal from an early age. During her political career she has served in various positions such as: Regional Secretary of the ANCWL in KwaZulu-Natal; member of the National Assembly; member of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral and Energy; member of the Portfolio Committee on Transport; member of the Portfolio Committee on Public Works; member of the Portfolio Committee on Land and Agriculture, and member of the Joint Monitoring Committee on the Improvement of the Quality of Life and Status of Women. She has dedicated a great deal of time and strength in the areas of skills development for women and rural development.
Education: Certificate in Leadership Communication, as well as Certificate in Government and Business Policy from Rhodes University.
Personal Interests: Business; soccer; reading educational books.
Other: People should be able to assert themselves when it comes to issues of economic balance.

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