Norbit Williams


Job Title: CIO

Company: Department of Public Enterprise (DPE)


Norbit Williams was appointed as senior manager for group IT governance services at Eskom in 2023. Prior to joining Eskom, Norbit was the CIO of the Department of Public Enterprise, after spending 8 years with Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) as the director for information and communication technology, and for five years prior at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) as the deputy director for business relationship management.

2023 - Present Senior Manager: Group IT Governance Services, Eskom
2023 - 2023 Chief Information Officer, Department of Public Enterprises
2014 - 2023 Director: Information and Communication Technology, Department of Small Business Development 
2010 - 2014 Deputy Director: Business Relationship Management, Department of Trade and Industry
2007 - 2009 Information Technology Executive, Vision Activ 
2005 - 2007 Support Manager, Chase Software
2003 - 2005 Senior lecturer, Prestige Academy
19977 - 2003 Senior lecturer/Systems Administrator, DYNAMIX learning solutions

2017 - 2018 Master of Information Technology: Information Technology, University of Pretoria
2015 - 2015 Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Management, Public Administration, North-West University 
2014 - 2014 Executive Development Programme, Public Administration, Vaal University of Technology
2013 - 2014 Bachelor of Commerce: Information Technology, University of the Western Cape
2013 - 2013 Chief Information Officers training programme on Strategic Management of Information Technology, Singapore Cooperatives Programme

About Eskom: Eskom is a South African electricity public utility, established in 1923 as the Electricity Supply Commission by the government of the Union of South Africa in terms of the Electricity Act. Its core function is to supply power to South Africa.

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