MEC Sipho Hlomuka currently serves as MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affair in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. He was appointed to this position on 27 May 2019.
MEC Hlomuka holds a Masters Degree (2020) in Public Administration, an Honours Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (2003-2004). He matriculated at Siyamukela High School in 1999.
Mr Hlomuka currently also serves as Deputy Secretary of the KZN ANC (since July 2018). He has served in various roles within the organization, which include ANC uKhahlamba Region: Secretary (December 2014 to July 2018); ANC uKhahlamba Region: Deputy Secretary (March 2012 to December 2014); ANC Youth League uKhahlamba Region: Chair (June 2009 to November 2016); and KZN NYDA: Board member for two years.
He previously worked as Chief Operations Officer at the Ladysmith/Mnambithi Local Municipality (June 2013 to February 2015) where he gained insight into the sphere of local government and the prescripts that govern it. He also served as District Manager at uThukela for the Department of Public Works (April 2008 to May 2013).