Matshela Koko Biography
Matshela Koko is a South African National who is famously known as the former Eskom Holdings Group Chief Executive (GCE) a state-owned organization that was responsible for over 95% of electricity to South Africa.
As a young and fresh graduate from the university in 1996, he joined GCE as an Engineer-in-Training, stationed at Duvha Power Station. One year later he became an Engineer-in-Training, stationed at Duvha Power Station. Asa systems engineer he was closely involved in the commissioning of the Cooling Water Treatment plant at Majuba Power Station.
In 2020 he was linked to several corrupt activities while at Eskom. It came to the public attention that his stepdaughter had received a tender worth R800 million from the power utility. He was personally involved in price negotiations and sometimes approved contract prices before the submission of proposals.
Immediately after he had graduated from the University of Cape Town in September 1996 Koko joined Eskomo. Initially, he joined the organization as a trainee engineer and his first work-station was the Duvha power plant in Mpumalanga.
In 200 4 years after he had joined the organization rose to double up as a pressure parts engineer and a boiler plant engineer manager. A very hardworking man his efforts began to pay off and in 2004 he became Eskom’s senior manager for the enterprise’s engineering division.
He had been promoted to serve as the senior manager in the generation division by 2009. Later on, he was the senior manager in the generation division after he earned wide international recognition due to his excellent contribution to the engineering sector.
Matshela Koko Age
Koko was born in South Africa, however, he has not disclosed any information on his age, date of birth, and birthday. This information will soon be updated.
Matshela Koko Height
Matshela stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches. Further information regarding his other body measurements such as weight is still under research.
Matshela Koko Family and Birthplace
Matshela’s birthplace is South Africa, According to various sources, Koko and his family were greatly involved in the corruption case. According to various documents that are in the state’s possessions it shows that money flowed to companies where Koko’s wife, Mosima, is a director.
The money flowed via Eskom service provider Impulse International, where Mosima’s 27-year-old daughter, Koketso Choma, was a non-executive director. According to the Sunday Times, it shows that the impulse raked in contracts worth about R1 billion from Eskom after Choma joined the company on April 1, 2016.
Matshela Koko Education
Koko is a University graduate and a qualified engineer however further information regarding where and when Koko went to school or which year he graduated is still being researched.
Matshela Koko Wife
Koko is a married man. He is happily married to his wife and the mother of his children Mosima. Mosima was also involved in her husband’s corruption cases as she was the company’s director.
When he resigned as CEO of Eskom he claimed that he did not know that his daughter was a director at Impulse when the company was awarded a string of Eskom contracts.
Matshela Koko Daughter
His daughter is Kiketso Choma who was a non-executive director at Impulse International, when he stepped down from his position he claimed that he did not know that his stepdaughter was a director at Impulse when the company was awarded a string of Eskom contracts.
Matshela Koko Net Worth
Matshela has an estimated net worth of over R100 Million as of 2023.