Mr Tito Mboweni

National Assembly

Tito Mboweni

About Tito Mboweni

Tito Mboweni (born 16 March 1959) was as the Minister of Finance until his resignation on the 5th of August 2021.

He was Minister of Labour from May 1994 to July 1998. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Labour, Mr Mboweni was Deputy Head of Economic Policy in the African National Congress (ANC). He also represented the ANC on several domestic and international platforms.

He was the eighth Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) from 1999 to 2009. He joined the SARB in July 1998 as Advisor to the Governor.

Mr Mboweni obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours equivalent) degree in Economics and Political Science from the National University of Lesotho in 1985. In 1987 he obtained a Master of Arts degree in Development Economics from the University of East Anglia in England (source:

See Mr Mboweni's Ministerial Performance Agreement here.

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

2021 committee attendance as mp

50% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 2

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 8 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2019 [Source]


Public/Private Source
Private The South African Reserve Bank


Value Description Source
Unknown (exceeds an amount of R1500) Rwandan Art Crafts (with the purpose of promoting Rwanda Arts) His Excellency, Mr Paul Kagame, the President of the Republic of Rwanda
±R400 A box of variety of Swiss Luxury Chocolates The Swiss
Unknown but less than R500 An A5 personalized notepad Moleskine South Africa
Unknown but less than R500 A Mandela in Focus coffee table pictorial work featuring by Farook Khan Mr Starvos Nicolaou: Aspen’s Senior Executive responsible for Strategic Trade
±R1000 A Glen Fiddisch Single Malt Scotch Whiskey, Aged 18 years and a whiskey bottle Mr Godfrey Motsa: CEO of MTN SA
Unknown but less than R500 A box of Rhodes and Koo Goodies Hamper The Executives of Koo SA
Unknown but less than R500 A Pilchards Goodies Hamper plus a Cookbook The Executives of Lucky Star
Unknown but less than R500 A box of KWV wines (6 Bottles) The CEO of KWV SA
Unknown but less than R500 A box of Old Gold Goodies Hamper The Executives of Koo SA


Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body
Resigned from all companies.


Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity
Resigned from all companies.


Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property
A small holding Makgoebaskloof
Farm Limpopo Province
A Residential Flat in a Security Estate Killarney, Gauteng Province
A Free-Standing House Pretoria, Gauteng Province

Committee appearances

  • Election of Chairperson 31 Aug 2021

    The Chairperson thanked Members for the nomination and said that he looked forward to working with the Committee during the course of his term. He briefly touched on his previous position and said that he would be apolitical in conducting his duties as Chairperson of the Committee. He also acknowledged ...
  • Third Term Committee Programme: consideration 19 Jun 2013

    The Chairperson welcomed Members and noted an apology from Mr S Ngonyama (COPE) who had to attend a Southern African Development Community (SADC) parliamentary forum meeting in Botswana. He hoped that some more Members would arrive.
  • Lottery Board on its support to the Arts Fraternity 19 Apr 2011

    The Chairperson at the outset of the meeting raised a concern that there were entities that were being funded by the National Lotteries Board as well as by departments. Why were certain entities receiving double funding?
  • Nelson Mandela Museum & National Film and Video Foundation on their annual reports and audit queries 2009/10 15 Feb 2011

    The Chairperson welcomed Members and delegates, and asked all present to introduce themselves. She advised that the Parliamentary Monitoring Group (PMG) was present to oversee the proceedings. She further advised that the proceedings were being recorded and insisted that Members and delegates must be strict with themselves in using the ...
  • Department of Arts and Culture 2011 programme with Minister in attendance 7 Feb 2011

    The Chairperson asked if it was not now time to have the Constitution written in all languages. She asked if the Department was monitoring the grants that were given to the provinces. She expressed concern that commemorative days were not being attended by all segments of society but only by ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Mr T Mboweni 10 May 2021

    (1) The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has policies and procedures in place to ensure that at all times procurement processes are fair, equitable, transparent and competitive as required by the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999. During the 2019/20 financial year there were instances where the PIC Management ...

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Plenary appearances

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