South African politician who rose through the ranks to serve as the Mayor of Cape Town from 2011-18. She was previously the Dan Plato Western Cape Provincial Minister of Social Development from 2010-11.
She began working as a laboratory technician at a factory in 1974.
She launched the Good political party in 2018 and became a Member of the National Assembly in 2019.
She married her husband Edwin in 1972. They have a daughter named Carmen and a son named Allistair.