Mr Darren Bergman

National Assembly

Darren Bergman

About Darren Bergman

Mr Bergman was born in Gauteng and was educated at King David High School, Linksfield, Johannesburg. He has been a Member of Parliament since 2014 and before that was employed in consultancy work and as a critic.

To read more about Mr Bergman, check out this blog interview about him.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 10

2020 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 25

2019 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 14

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 21

2017 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 25

2016 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 35

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 13

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Member CC Trading

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Cape Town FC Shirt /-R800
Europcar Gift Bag /-R1000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Residential Property Johannesburg

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
West Sahara Crans Montana
Senegal Conference ALN
Ghana Conference ALN
Namibian oversight Parliament

BENEFITS

Source
Europcar

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Hon John Steenhuisen Trade Yes Darren Bergman

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts
0-0 Both DMC
Beneficiary Wife Mothers Estate

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
/-20 000 300 Curro Holdings Ordinary

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Trip to Brussels (10/10/2016) ACP
Trip to Kenya (13/12/2016) ACP
Trip to Kenya (20/03/2017) ACP
Trip to Anderna (17/05/2017) DA

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
DA Chief whip Mr J steenhuisen Consultancy Yes Darren Bergman

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
CORG Fitbit Alta R1500
Sun International Nedbank Golf day /-R500
Ambassador of Israel Gift Pack /-R300
City of Tshwane Golf Day /-R1000
Europcar BMW i3 Rental /-R1000
Diners Club Golf day /-R1000
SAFA Shirt /-R600
Marriot Hotels NBA Tickets /-R1000
Cricket SA Shirt R600

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts
DMC Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Member 100% Darren Bergman and Associates CC

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
SARU Springbok jersey +-R600
Herzlia School Pen +-R100
New Zealand Govt. Black jacket +-R600
Japan Rugby Rugby World Cup tie +-R100
IPU Leather bag +-R200
Autopage Cellular Note 5 +-R15 000
Pro Shop Sun City Shirt +-R300
Palladium Hair Haircut +-R650
Chris Hensinger German WC Soccer cap/tie +-R400
Irene Webb Oil painting portrait +-R4 000
Drymac Clothing Cap +-R100
Dr Grootboom Book +-R100
Norwood Chabad mMonkey shoulder whisky +-R400
Office of Presidency/Cell-C Presidential Golf Day +-R1 500

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House Normal sunnydale

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature Nominal Value
33% DMC Trust Trust
3 900 Curro Holdings Ordinary +-4300c p/s
Allan Gray Unit Trust +-R140 000

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Parliamentary World Cup Rugby Tour DIDATA/Sanlam/Saru

BENEFITS

Source Description
Europcar VIP discounts and upgrades
Vodacom VIP discounts and annual upgrades
Protea & Marriot VIP platinum discoutns and upgrades

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
J Steenhuisen Consultancy, trading, Corporations and Retail shop Yes Darren Bergman and Associated CC

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Maystone Health +-R5 000 p/a Consulting
Octagon Finance +-R20 000 p/a Consulting
SMC Insights None this year Consulting

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts
Testementry Trust Both DMC

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Darren Bergman Consultancy
Kitty Properties CC Property owning

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Diners Club Diners Club Golf Day +-R1 000
SAFA Bag, shirt, pen +-R100
Beyond Platinum Golf Day +-R5 000
Erica Platter Cook book +-R300
Amb. of Israel Gift pack +-R100
Sun International Free rooms [6 nights] +-R10 000
Autopage Gear S watch +-R1 500
Europ Car, Sun Internatonal
Buccleuch Temple Shirt -R300

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location Extent
Flat JHB
Flat JHB
House Sunningdale Normal

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
R95 000 Allan Gray Unit Trust
R400 000 Discovery Unit Trust
R20 000 Sanlam RA
R20 000 Discovery RA

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Trip to Middle East: Israel, Palestine SAIF

BENEFITS

Source Description
Autopage Discounts & upgrades
Prokard Discounts, free rooms, upgrades
Europ Car, Sun International Discounts, free rooms, upgrades
Discovery Vitality Petrol discounts, gym

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
466/64 Brand Id Golf shirts +-R2 000 p/a

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
DJ Stubbe Consultancy Yes Darren Bergman

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Darren Bergman +-R20 000 Consult strategic
Darren Bergman +-R60 000 Financial
Darren Bergman 7 Associates +-R5 000 Consumer Productivity

TRUSTS

Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
Both DMC Intervivos Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Kitty Properties CC Property Ownership
Darren Bergman & Associates Strategic Consulting

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
DSTV Night of the Stars DSTV Walka Carol Boyes remote control R600

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Flat [33%] Johannesburg CBD
Flat [33% share] Johannesburg CBD

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
R80 000 Allan Gray Unit Trust
R500 000 Discovery Investment Unit Trust

BENEFITS

Source Description
Prokard Platinum Discounts + free rooms
Autopage VIP Discounts + Annual upgrades
Europcar Free upgrades
Sun International MVG Free rooms + discounts
Discovery Vitality Flights, gym, petrol discounts

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
DT George Financial Brokerage Yes Maystone Wealth SA

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Maystone Wealth +-R180 000 p/a Brokerage
Darren Bergman +-R10 000 p/a Strategic consulting

Committee appearances

  • Virtual oversight on Vacant state owned properties 18 Mar 2021

    Mr D Bergman (DA) stated that he was one of the fortunate/unfortunate people that went on the oversight visit that took place three or four years before. He had remarked at the time that the ‘dirtiest thing in Windhoek and Namibia was actually the South African Mission properties.’ That seemed ...
  • Virtual oversight on cash missions 17 Mar 2021

    Mr D Bergman (DA) said that he kept quiet on this matter because he wanted to the Acting DG to settle in first. He added that he already knew the answers to the questions that were asked on the previous day, and it looks like the Acting DG did not ...
  • Relocation of two missions in New York: DIRCO update 16 Mar 2021

    Mr D Bergman (DA) noted that there was no mention of the price of the three prospective properties. This would be a useful factor to take into consideration. What was becoming more and more evident, was that when diplomats left the properties there was a trend of leaving a ‘signature ...
  • Dr Siphamandla Zondi on trajectory of Biden Administration's foreign policy relations with South Africa and Africa 10 Mar 2021

    Mr D Bergman (DA) said it is early to make any fair judgments on the USA. South Africa has not been good partners to the USA and South Africa needs more concessions from the USA. South Africa should be hoping and praying that they get back on AGOA. South Africa ...
  • South Africa’s performance during its dual tenure at UNSC & AU: DIRCO briefing 3 Mar 2021

    Mr D Bergman (DA) said this was very distasteful on behalf of DIRCO. This Committee has been played for the last two years and it is disappointing because DIRCO has one of the biggest budgets. There is no accountability within the Department. It was not even bothered to tender an ...

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Questions

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Plenary appearances

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