Mr Chiliza graduated with a BSc Electrical Engineering degree from University of KwaZulu-Natal. Mr Chiliza has over 10 years of experience as an engineer in the field of Control and Instrumentation. He worked for a number of companies including Eskom and BHP Billiton.
He is registered with ECSA and also holds a GCC (Factories) certificate. He is a member of National Executive Committee of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).