Yolisa Skwintshi


Job Title: Head of Technology

Company: Eskom Pension & Provident Fund


Yolisa Skwintshi was appointed head of technology at the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund on 6 January 2020. Prior to this she was head of technology at ABSA Group. Yolisa has also worked for Sanlam, Standard Bank and Baraka IT Solutions. She has more than 17 years experience in the IT industry and was recognised as one of South Africa’s fifty most inspiring women in the STEM sector in 2018 by the Consulate of the Netherlands. She has a BSc. Honours in Computer Science and M.Com in Leadership from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

2020 - Present      Head of Technology, EPPF
2018 - 2020          Chairperson: IT Review Committee, ICASA
2015 - Present      Board Member, BPI Network
2016 - 2019          Head Of Technology, ABSA Group
2017 - 2019          Board Member, CIO Council of SA
2013 - 2016          IT Executive, Sanlam
2011 - 2013          Manager Application Development,
2010 - 2011          Technical Lead, Standard Bank Group
2009 - 2010          Project Manager, Baraka IT Solutions
2008 - 2009          ICT Professional, Comsec
2002 - 2007          Lecturer, Walter Sisulu University

                              Executive Leadership Program, GIBS
                              Masters of Commerce Leadership, University of KwaZulu-Natal
                              Advanced Management Development Program, University of Pretoria
                              BSc. Hons. Computer Science, University of Fort Hare

About EPPF: The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) provides retirement fund administration services for the members of the EPPF. They are the second-largest pension fund in South Africa, managing assets valued at over R140-billion. Their service offering focuses on retirement fund administration for three participating employers: Eskom, Eskom Rotek Industries, and the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. In this mandate they provide cost-effective and member-focused administration services to approximately 85 000 members, pensioners and beneficiaries.


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