SADC Chairperson

Chairperson of SADC

The SADC Chairperson oversees the highest level of the governance structure of SADC, and among others, has the overall mandate of providing policy direction, and controlling the functions of SADC. The SADC Chairperson also interacts with the SADC Secretariat staff, provides guidance, and signs SADC legal instruments during their tenure.

His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo

Democratic Republic of Congo

H.E Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera


His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi


Chairperson of Organ

H.E President Hage Gottfried Geingob


H.E President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa

H.E Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi