Henry Jansen

Executive Mayor Hendrik Matthews Jansen is in his first term as mayor of the Robertson, Bonnievale, Ashton, Montagu and McGregor region. He is passionate about moving a non-violent Langeberg forward.

Henry was born in McGregor in 1955 and grew up in the Agterkliphoogte rural area. After matriculating, he worked as a farmworker, gaining valuable experience before being promoted to a managerial position.

In 1994, Henry was elected to a transitional representative council, and soon afterwards as president of the Farmworkers Association.

He was elected mayor of the Breerivier/Wynland Municipality in 2001 and in 2006 he joined the Cape Winelands District Municipality, becoming deputy mayor five years later.

Henry believes in bringing the best services to a community he has dedicated his life to serving.




Mayoral Committee Members


Name Role Contact info

Henry Jansen

Executive Mayor

Gideon Joubert

Executive Deputy Mayor/ Strategy & Social Development

Dendeline Janse

Corporate Services

Jacobus Burger

Engineering Services

Eric Scheffers

Finance Services

Susana Strauss

Community Services