Our Mission

To be a socio-economic intelligence driver in the eThekwini Metropolitan Area.

Who Are We?

The Policy, Strategy, Information and Research department is part of the Economic Development and Investment Promotion Unit. The department consists of a number of key individuals, working together as a team to achieve our goal of providing cutting edge intelligence to the City.


Our Focus Areas

The PSIR team focuses on the following areas:

  • Research (socio-economic; industrial sectors, spatial-economic, and investment)
  • Promoting dialogue and partnerships between stakeholders
  • Advising City leadership
  • Provision of information
  • Support to various local government departments
  • Sector and industry intelligence
  • Policies
  • Strategies


Our Team

Our dynamic team comprises the following people: