Executive Mayor's Profile


Cllr Mzwandile Masina

Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor

About Cllr Mzwandile Masina

Not only a resident of Ekurhuleni, first citizen of Cllr Mzwandile Masina was also born and raised in the City.

Prior to taking up the reins of executive mayor in 2016, Mayor Masina was Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry. He is also the Regional Chairperson of the ANC in Ekurhuleni and served previously as convener of the ANC Youth League. 

He has held various positions, including CEO of the Gauteng Film Commission, Deputy Director-General at the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Chief Director in the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Director at the DTI, Director at the City of Ekurhuleni and General Manager at Uthingo. 

Mayor Masina studied at various institutions, including the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance in Public and Development Management and the University of Pretoria, where he graduated with a Master’s Degree, specialising in entrepreneurship. 

He has successfully completed numerous international and local short executive and development programmes, gaining experience in business management practices and policy environment.