Eskom: Elsie Pule

Elsie first joined Eskom in 1995

Elsie Pule, Group Executive for Human Resources at Eskom, spent her first few career years at Eskom, during which time she fulfilled various roles spanning the entire HR value Chain. She has extensive experience in the field of human resources and was the Deputy President of the Institute for Personnel Management for two years. After a stint as Chief Officer for Human Resources at the South African Revenue Services, Elsie rejoined Eskom in December as a Senior General Manager for Human Resources and acted as the Group Executive for Human Resources since November 2014, a position she held until her current appointment as Group Executive for Human Resources.



May 2016 – Present:    Group Executive, HR, Eskom

Nov 2014 – May 2016: Action Group Executive, Eskom

Dec 2012 – Oct 2014:  Senior General Manager, HR, Eskom

Mar 2010 – Nov 2012: Chief Officer, HR, South African Revenue Service

Jan 2009 – Mar 2010:  Acting HR Director, Eskom

Dec 1995 – Jan 2009: HR Manager, Eskom




2002 – 2005:               MA, Business Engineering, University of Warwick

                                    (Warwick Business School)

1998 – 1999:               BA (Hons), Psychology, University of Pretoria

1985 – 1986:               BA (Hons), Social Work, University of Limpopo


About Eskom

Eskom Holdings, a South African state-owned company, generates, transports and distributes approximately 95% of South Africa’s electricity, making up 60% of the total electricity consumed on the African continent. It is the world’s eleventh-largest power utility in terms of generating capacity and ranks ninth in terms of sales, and boasts the world's largest dry-cooling power station.