Brett Herron is the Mayoral Committee Member for Transport for Cape Town in the City of Cape Town. A lawyer by profession, he is the political champion for TCT including the many facets of transportation as well as Transit Oriented Development in Cape Town, and serves as the Chairperson for the City's Land Transport Advisory Board (LTAB) established in terms of the National Land Transport Act, 2009 (NLTA.

He is the councillor for Ward 52 (which includes Devils Peak, Woodstock and Observatory) and also the Chairperson of the City’s Naming and Nominations Committee responsible for naming, renaming and memorialisation in the City of Cape Town.