Department of Environmental Affairs

DEA Oceans and Coasts is the lead agency for coastal management in South Africa.

Lead Agency for Coastal Management in South Africa

National Department of Environmental Affairs: Oceans and Coasts

Deputy Director General: Judy Beaumont
Call Centre: 021 819 2493

Physical Address

Cnr, Steve Biko (previously Beatrix Street) and Soutpansberg Road 
Environmental House 
473 Steve Biko Street 

 The DEA Oceans and Coasts operates under 3 directorates:
Department Contact Telephone Email
Oceans and Coastal Research Ashley Naidoo 021 819 5001
Intergrated Coastal Management Vacant

Specialist Services Monitoring Lisolomzi Fikizolo 021 819 2575

DEA  Directorate: Coastal Pollution
 Contact Telephone 
Yazeed Petersen: Director 021 819 2450
Feroza Albertus-Stanley: CEO: Marine Pollution 021 819 2457
Ulric Van Bloemestein : CEO: Marine Pollution 021 819 2456
Natasha Baijnath- Pillay: CEO: Land based pollution  021 819 2409

DEA   Legal Authorisations & Compliance Inspectorate 
 Contact  Telephone Email 
F. Craigie: Enforcement 012 399 9460
S. Bapela: Compliance 012 399 9422
M. Dlulane: Compliance and Enforcement 

Department of Environmental Affairs