Andries Nel biography: Andries Nel is the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, born on 2nd October, 1965 in Louisiana, United States.
Andries Nel attained a Bachelor of Law from the University of Pretoria.
Andries Nel has served as the Deputy Minister for Constitutional Development from May 2009 to July 2013. He has also served as whip of Portfolio Committee on Justice and House Whip. Between 2006 and 2007 he served as Acting Chief Whip of the African National Congress and as a Chairperson of House of the National Assembly between 2008 and 2009. He has also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
Andries Nel has been a member of the African National Congress since 1964.