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MEC Profile

Name: Mr Fundile David

Date of Birth: 11 October 1968

Current Positions:

Mr Fundile David Gade is the Member of the Executive Council of the Eastern Cape Department of Education, a position he was appointed to on 27 May 2019.

Academic Qualifications:
• Std 10
• Diploma in education
• FDE in administration and management
• Currently doing governance and leadership diploma with Wits
• Leadership positions held
• Heading a position of being the policy head on education in the ANC Province

Positions last held /Career / Membership/Other Activities:

Mr Fundile Gade joined the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature in 2014. He was born in Dutywa. Before joining the Legislature he worked as an Educator. He is currently single with six children. He was the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Education . In 2014 he served as the whip of the ruling party ANC.

He served as the member of the following portfolio committees: Local Government and Traditional Affairs; Transport and Education.

Support Staff:

Mr Buntu Velisibuhle Faku

Designation: Personal Assistant to MEC

Tel: +27(0)40 608 4305

Cell: 0605303833

Fax: +27(0)40 608 4247



HOD Profile

Ms S Maasdorp (Interim HOD) 

Support Staff:

Ms Chantal McLean
Designation: Director:Executive Support
Tel: +27(0)40 608 4537