Mr Ben Martins

Mr Ben Martins
Portfolio History: 
  • Minister of Energy (2013-2014)
  • Minister of Transport (2012-2013)
  • Deputy Minister of Public Works (2010-2012)

Born on 2 September 1956 in Johannesburg. Ben Martins is currently the Minister of Energy. He served as Deputy Minister of Public Works until June 2012 and as Minister of Transport until July 2013. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts at UNISA, his Bachelor of Law (LLB) at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal and he completed his Masters of Law( International Law) at the University of Cape Town. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1994.