The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) Board has announced the appointment of Ms Linda Mateza as the new EPPF Chief Executive and Principal Officer. She will take up her position on 1 September 2019.
The EPPF said in a statement that Mateza, who has worked as the Head of Investments and Actuarial Services at the Government Employee Pension Fund, among others, is highly experienced in the areas of actuarial processes, strategy development and implementation, governance, risk management and leadership.
Mateza was previously employed by the EPPF as Chief Investment Officer (from 2010 to 2013) and during her tenure proved to be a valuable asset within the investment management unit, the statement added.
She holds several qualifications, including a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics, a Bachelor of Commerce Honours and a Master of Management (Finance and Management) through the University of the Witwatersrand.
“The board of trustees has great faith and confidence in Mateza’s capability to lead the Fund into the next era and on its journey to becoming the country’s most admired pension fund,” said EPPF Board Chair Ms Mantuka Maisela.