Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Hon. Geordin Hill-Lewis

Executive Mayor Cape Town

Geordin Hill-Lewis, 37, attended Edgemead High School, obtained an Honours degree in
Politics, Philosophy and Economics from UCT, and a Masters in Finance specialising in
Economic Policy from London University. He is a husband to Carla and father to an eight-year old
Hill-Lewis became politically active during his high school years. During his studies at the
University of Cape Town, he founded the Democratic Alliance Students’ Organization
(DASO). He worked as Chief of Staff in the office of former Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.
In 2011, Hill-Lewis was elected as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly,
becoming the youngest MP at 24 years old.
During his time in the National Assembly, he has served on various portfolios, such as Trade
and Industry and Finance, and most recently served as the Shadow Minister of Finance.
On 18 November 2021, Hill-Lewis was inaugurated as the youngest Mayor of the City of Cape

2024 Agenda Sessions

Welcome to Cape Town

Monday 05 February 10:15 - 10:20 Presidents Stage

Opening Ceremony

Add to calendar 02/05/2024 10:15 02/05/2024 10:20 Welcome to Cape Town Presidents Stage Africa/Johannesburg