Willy Majola is registered with ECSA as a professional engineer. He holds a B.Sc. (Eng) and MBA. He also has Government certificate of competency (Mines) as well as Government certificate of competency (Factories). He worked for 6 years at Western Deep Levels and 25 years in Eskom. His areas of experience cover maintenance engineering, asset management, design, project management.

In Eskom he held senior positions including Senior General Manager (Engineering), responsible for designs and life cycle management strategies for Generation, Transmission and Distribution.

He was also an Acting Group Executive for Eskom Generation, then Acting Group Executive for Eskom Transmission.