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#WhatInTheWorldHappenedTo... Tim Harris

7 - Harris was born in Cape Town, but grew up in KwaZulu-Natal, where he attended Hilton College.

6 - After briefly working at an investment bank in Johannesburg, Harris returned to Cape Town to complete his Masters in Economics, and subsequently joined the Democratic Alliance as a parliamentary economics researcher.

5 - In late 2007 and early 2008 Tim traveled with two friends up Africa's west coast on the first surf trip between Cape Town and London by the west coast route - garnering international attention in the process.

4 - Harris was the party's national events manager during the 2009 general election campaign, and was subsequently elected to Parliament aged 29.

3 - He serves on the Standing Committee on Finance and previously served on the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry in the National Assembly. When he was in the Council he sat on the Select Committee on Finance, and held the positions of Party Whip and Provincial Whip.

2 - Tim used to be in the news not just for politics, a subject of eye candy for some female fans caused controversy as people started questioning his deployment.

1 - Tim Harris has since joined Patricia De Lille's office as head of investments.

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