Executive Mayoral System
The Executive Mayor governs together with the Speaker, who is the Chairperson of the Metropolitan Council, the Deputy Executive Mayor and a team of nine Chairpersons of Portfolio Committees within an Executive Mayoral Committee system.
Our Executive Mayoral system is combined with a vibrant Ward Participatory System to ensure community participation on grassroots level.
The Portfolio Committees are outlined below:
1. Budget and Treasury
2. Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture
3. Public Health
4. Human Settlements
5. Corporate Services
6. Infrastructure and Engineering
7. Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture
8. Safety and Security
9. Constituency Services
10. Special Projects
The head of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s administration is Acting Municipal Manager Themba Hani.