Information Regulator of South Africa

Territory:South Africa

Continent: Africa
Competence:Privacy / Data Protection and ATI / RTI

Year established: 2016

Head of authority:Adv. Pansy Tlakula is the Chairperson of the Information Regulator of South Africa. She has occupied high profile positions in both the private and public sectors. 
In 1995, Pansy Tlakula was appointed by President Mandela as one of the first commissioners of the South Africa Human Rights Commission. The other positions that she has occupied include the following:
  • Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights and its special Rapporteur on freedom of Expression and Access to Information.
  • Chairperson and Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commissions.
In June 2019, Pansy was elected to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Contact details:
Address: Johannesburg, South Africa
Telephone: +27 83656 5031