Alan Winde Biography
Alan Winde Bio
|Alan Winde was born on 18th March 1965. He is a South African politician who has served as a member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature since 1999, representing the Democratic Alliance.
He currently serves as the Minister of Economic Opportunities.
|Alan Winde Personal details|
|Alan Winde Age||He was born on 18 March 1965 (age 53 years old) in Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Alan Winde Nationality||South African|
|Alan Winde Political party||Democratic Alliance|
|Alan Winde Wife||Tracy Winde|
|Alan Winde Children||Lauren Winde daughter and 1 son|
|Minister of Economic Opportunities|
|Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature|
Alan Winde Career
Alan Winde has been a member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature since 1999. During his first term, he served as Western Cape Provincial Finance Chairman and Executive Committee Member with the Democratic Party. Before being re-elected in April 2009, he served as the Chief Whip of the Official Opposition in the Western Cape, as DA Spokesperson on Environment and Planning and as Deputy DA Spokesperson on Economic Development and Tourism.
Winde has been critical of controversial immigration regulations introduced by the Government of South Africa which he alleges has harmed tourism in the Western Cape. He has also organised a petition against the regulations.
Alan Winde Western Cape premier candidate for 2019 elections
Western Cape economic opportunities MEC Alan Winde emerged as the DA’s preferred candidate to replace Helen Zille as premier after next year’s election (2019). The announcement was made by party leader Mmusi Maimane in Cape Town on Wednesday, 18th September 2018. Other prominent DA figures joined him ‚ including Zille herself‚ provincial leader Bonginkosi Madikizela and MP David Maynier.
Alan Winde Family
Alan Winde wife is Tracy Winde, the couple have two children, Lauren Winde daughter and 1 son.