André de Ruyter

Group Chief Executive (GCE), Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

In the company since


Years in the industry



Over a 30-year career, André has filled various roles both locally and internationally in the energy space. He has significant experience in managing coal, oil, chemical and gas businesses, including the marketing of export coal to international utilities. André has also taken responsibility for the operations of very large coal and gas conversion plants, including electricity generation.

Currently Group Chief Executive (GCE) of Eskom. Mr De Ruyter’s experience and expertise cuts across a range of disciplines, including but not limited to: strategic leadership, commodities, sales, manufacturing and production, economic, finance and corporate structuring, legal and regulation, people management and socio-economic development, corporate knowledge, governance and risk management, and knowledge of global markets and business operations.