Ms Lynne Brown

Ms Lynne Brown
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Public Enterprises (2014-)

Portfolio History: 
  • Premier of the Western Cape (2008-2009)
Background: 

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, was the Premier of the Western Cape from July 2008 until May 2009. Before her premiership she served as the provincial MEC for finance, economic development and tourism. Brown served as the leader of the opposition in the Western Cape provincial legislature during the last administration. She has held various other political positions in her political career, most notably those involved with education and women. She began her career as a teacher and has been active in promoting adult education programmes.