Mr Roger William Tobias Chance

National Assembly

Roger William Tobias Chance

About Roger William Tobias Chance

Mr Chance has worked in the fields of commercial management, production planning, market research and quality control. Since moving to South Africa from England, Mr Chance has developed expertise in the ICT and communications industries including journalism, book and online publishing, computer-based training and education, corporate video and multimedia production, e-commerce systems development, PR and events management. In 1994 he was named Mr Multimedia by a leading computer magazine and became a sought-after speaker as well as TV and radio guest on technology talk shows. In July 1998 he and a partner founded Mondo Interactive Media to focus on the growing field of eCommerce. In April 2005 Toby was appointed Business Development Director at Adele Lucas Promotions (ALP), a leading events management and communications company.

Mr Chance was elected a Member of Parliament after the May 2014 elections, representing the Democratic Alliance. In June of 2014 he was appointed Shadow Minister of Small Business Development.

2018 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 15

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 30

2016 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 36 meetings out of 40

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary ALP Event Management (Pty)Ltd 300 R300 000
Ordinary Datatec Ltd 179 R10 740
Ordinary Exponent Ltd 8344 R3671
ETF Satrix 20 R1200
Investment Holdings Charles Stanley (UK) R450 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
JOhannesburg 1200sq.m dwelling Residential House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary shares ALP Event Management (Pty) Ltd 30 R300 000
Ordinary shares Datatec Ltd 179 R8 900
Ordinary shares Ecsponent Ltd 8.344 R1.585
ETF Satrix 20 R900
Investment Holdings Charles Stanley UK R400 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Cape Town 150sq.m. dwelling Residential Home
Johannesburg 1 200sq.m.+ dwelling Residential house

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary ALP Event Management (Pty) Ltd 30 R300 000
Ordinary DATATEC Ltd 165 R10 000
Exchange TF Satrix 20 R1 000
Investment holdings Charles Stanley UK R350 000
Ordinary SFE Event Management (Pty) Ltd 50 R50

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Event Management SFE Event Management [Resigned as Director]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary ALP Event Management 30 R300 000
Ordinary Datalec 165 R9 000
Exchange TF Satrix 20 R1 000
Investment Holdings Charles Stanley UK R300 000

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
MEDO Flight to JHB from CPT to attend SMME Workshop on 16 July 2014

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Private Co.[Resigned] Alp Event Management
Private Co. SFE Event Management

Committee appearances

  • Incubators, Network Facilitators, Service Providers, Gazelles impact on beneficiaries & jobs creation: DSBD briefing 13 Jun 2018

    Mr R Chance (DA) welcomed the presentation. He referred to the previous meeting in which there was a discussion on starting a business up and asked how this could be linked to the incubator programme that aimed at growing a business. He asked how all these programmes were linked to ...
  • Department of Small Business Development 2017/18 Quarter 4 performance; with the Deputy Minister 6 Jun 2018

    The Acting Chairperson noted apologies from Mr R Chance (DA), Mr H Kruger (DA), Mr S Mncwabe (NFP) and Mr T Mulaudzi (EFF) for their absence and Mr S Bekwa (ANC) for departing early. He also acknowledged an apology from the Minister.
  • Minister response to Committee recommendations 30 May 2018

    Mr R Chance (DA) said he was disappointed. He had looked at recommendation 18.1 and had felt that the Department should be held to account. He agreed that the Minister had a huge task to complete in order to turn the Department around and get it moving. An email ...
  • Abalimi Primary Cooperatives: Department progress report 23 May 2018

    Mr R Chance (DA) commented that it was three or four years since the Committee had visited the Abalimi cooperatives. The Committee had seen a possibility for the community to be empowered and energised. Departmental interventions were needed. However, the situation was going from bad to worse. The main question ...
  • SEFA & SEDA Quarter 3 performance 16 May 2018

    Mr R Chance (DA) asked SEFA whether loans could be recovered. Did SEFA investigate why people were not paying? He said that he hoped the loan policy was changing and SEFA should be realistic about how much could be loaned and how much could be returned. He asked what SEFA ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Small Business Development 1 Jun 2018

    (a) What role and functions will the newly appointed Deputy Minister, Mr Cassel Mathale, fulfil in overseeing the department and (b) how will his role and functions be split with the Minister?”
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Small Business Development 31 May 2018

    (a) How was the R15 million transferred from the underspending National Informal Business Upliftment Strategy to the Gazelles expenditure as it is reported in the third quarter report of the 2017-18 financial year of her department, (b) why was the additional amount required and (c) what had already been budgeted ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Small Business Development 31 May 2018

    (1) With reference to her reply to question 2199 on 7 November 2016, by what date will a certain person (name and details furnished) sell the 40% shares in a certain company (name furnished) that was given the contract to manage her department’s National Gazelles Programme; (2) whether the ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 3 Mar 2015

    House Chairperson, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

    That the House debates the causes of the recent spate of violent and xenophobic attacks on foreign-run spaza shops in Soweto and the West Rand, as well ...

  • Appropriation Bill 22 Jul 2014

    ... opposite Minister Zulu's Cinderella. The DA has the experience and finesse to fit the slipper of enterprise and opportunity onto the hon Minister's delicate foot. Instead of the clumsiness displayed by her sister, the DTI, the new Ministry has an opportunity to tread boldly along the path of ...

All Plenary Appearances