Tim Harris


Head of Competitiveness

Tim was CEO of Wesgro, the Tourism, Trade & Investment Promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape in South Africa. During the more than six years that he led the agency it was regarded by the World Bank as the best sub-national agency in Africa.

He previously served as a Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Finance in South Africa.

Tim is an Associate Professor of Practice at Johannesburg Business School, a Senior Advisor to the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, the leading network of entrepreneurs on the African continent, and a member of the Cape Town Chapter of YPO.