Wendy Alexander, Wendy Alexander was born in the South African town of Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal. As a South African Member of Parliament, she represents the Democratic Alliance. As a politician, she is a member of the Finance Committee. She was just selected as the African Liberal Network’s Secretary-General. She has been a councilor in Johannesburg for seven years. While on the city council, she was chosen head of the Oversight Committee for Transportation. In 2022, she became a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa, representing the DA and serving on the Standing Committee on Finance.
Our mission and vision
The network’s mission is to support and empower political parties, organisations, networks, think tanks and individuals, to grow their support, to increase their influence on politics and implement policies of good governance when in government.
In partnership with our members and strategic partners, the network advocates for values of freedom and the individual choice of association across the continent by:
• Championing Liberal policy solutions to Africa’s challenges;
• Capacitating Liberal Democratic member parties with innovative skills, necessary to win elections and lead governments;
Providing a platform for like-minded advocates of good governance, to network and share experience, skills and ideas;
All members of the network are bound by statutory obligations affirming allegiance to ensure the freedoms and dignity of all people, through establishing political and civil rights, upholding the rule of law, supporting democratic governance based on free and fair elections with peaceful transition, ensuring religious, gender and minority rights, fighting corruption and supporting economic freedom, regional integration and free trade opportunities, like the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).