Invest South Africa

Invest South Africa

Mr Yunus Hoosen: Acting Director General

Branch Strategic Focus

InvestSA, focusses on investment promotion, investment facilitation and aftercare

  • InvestSA provides an integrated unblocking and red tape reduction service to all investors
  • InvestSA undertakes investment marketing in priority markets and promotes South Africa as an attractive investment destination
  • InvestSA, overall coordinates the investment climate reform programme to improve South Africa’s ease of doing business & competitiveness
  • InvestSA, develops an annual pipeline of investment projects
  • InvestSA provides support to the Presidential Envoys
  • InvestSA is responsible for the Presidential Investment Conference
  • InvestSA is the Secretariat for the Presidential Investment Council

Investor Services

The following investor service are provided by the branch:

Investment Information

  • Economic Environment
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Legal Environment & Compliance
  • Industrial Development & Financial Support
  • Investment Guides

Investment Facilitation

  • Inter-governmental coordination and facilitation
  • Licensing, company registrations and work permits
  • Municipal facilitation
  • Incentives facilitation
  • Location analysis and facilitation
  • Critical infrastructure and utilities
  • Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Facilitation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Introduction to financial institutions and funding opportunities
  • Priority sectors, designation and localisation
  • Site visits and Business to Business Programs
  • Partnerships with Stakeholders
  • Company verifications
  • Enterprise and supplier development
  • Introduction to raw materials suppliers
  • Advice and customs clearing
  • Investment promotion and international investment missions
  • Facilitation by the dtic representatives abroad

Aftercare Services

  • Advice on recruitment, talent & skills
  • Advice on lifestyle amenities e.g. location of housing, schools etc.
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Investor Surveys
  • Business Forums and Investment Roundtables
  • Retention & Expansion Services

Sector Focus

Contact Details



Contact Centre: 0861 843 384

Name Designation Function Email address
Mr Yunus Hoosen Acting DDG
Amb Sadick Jaffer Chief Director Investment Promotion & Facilitation
Ms Bharti Daya Director Investment Climate Reform
Mr Tiago Leslie Fick Director Special Projects
Ms Annelize van der Merwe Director Green Industries
Ms Rashmee Ragaven Director Advanced Manufacturing
Mr Recado Andrews Director Services Industries
Mr Charles Manuel Director Manufacturing
Mr Brian Soldaat Director Resource Based Industries
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