The Black Business Council leadership comprises of a President, two Vice- Presidents (Professionals and Organised Business), Secretary General, Treasurer General and a Head of Policy. This is a team of competent and experienced business people and professionals that have expertise in different sectors of the economy


Portfolio Committees

The mandate of the BBC is driven by Ten (10) Portfolio Committees which all have a key responsibility to drive policy related matters through advocating government legislations, policy stakeholder engagements and programs. The BBC is governed by the following Portfolio Committees which enable the organisation to lobby government on policy legislations, to investigate and facilitate the access to opportunities for black business in the mainstream economy. Portfolio Committees also serve the purpose of submitting commentary inputs on government bill and legislations.

Black Business Council Programs
  • Black Industrialist – dti
  • Research with Universities and Research Institutions
  • Annual Policy Summit/Dialogue
  • Memorandum of Understanding with DFI’s
  • Policy Discussions with Government Departments
  • BBC Youth Desk
  • Partnership and Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Participation in NEDLAC Committees and Chambers
BBC Portfolio Committees are as follows:
  • Finance
  • Economic Transformation
  • Food Security and Land Reform
  • SMME
  • Infrastructure
  • Education and Skills Development
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing
  • ICT
  • International Relations
Internationally, BBC represents SA business in:
  • Indian Ocean Rim Association
  • SA- Russia Business Council