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CFO: Chief Financial Officer

Mr Jacques Carstens has 37 years’ experience in local government of which the last 26 years in a senior management capacity.

This includes 12 years as a Municipal Manager (Town Clerk). His highest qualification is an MBA obtained at the Stellenbosch University Business School.

He also obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours (BBA Hons) at Stellenbosch University Business School and at the University of South Africa a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

Further qualifications are a IAC-Diploma in Local Government at Institute of Administration and Commerce of South Africa and at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: Graduate School of Business Administration a Certificate Programme in Management Development for Municipal.

                            CFO Chief Financial Officer
                            Financial Services
                            Jacques Carstens

​Mr Carstens is also a full member of the Institute for Local Government of South Africa and an Associate member of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers.


Functions of the directorate:

Manage and control the implementation of the budget policies, systems and procedures and financial management practices.

Implement and maintain revenue and credit control policies and procedures to ensure sound revenue management practices and compliance.

Ensure the recording, authorisation and proper execution of expenditure systems, procedures and transactions.

Manage supply chain management services to ensure proper systems, procedures and control for demand, acquisition, logistics, assets and disposal management.


Executive Secretary
Candice Boonzaaier
Phone: (021) 807 - 4624





Emergency Numbers

Life threatening
021 872 2323

Service Emergency
021 807 4500


Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
South Africa

GPS coordinates

S33 44.248 E18 58.108

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